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Prioleau Family History

Prioleau Name Meaning
French: from a diminutive of priou(l), priol ‘prior’, a nickname or occupational name, which probably most often originated as an occupational name for a servant of a prior.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

13,009 Historical Documents with Prioleau on Ancestry.com
2,546 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
904 Military Records
249 Immigration Records
1,833 Census and Voter Lists
7,477 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Prioleau Families

  • Number of Prioleau families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Prioleau Family Origin

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Prioleau Immigration Information

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Prioleau Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Prioleau Civil War Service Records

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