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Dupriest Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of French Dupriez, a habitational name for someone from (du) a place called Priez, for example in Aisne, Nièvre, or Somme. Alternatively, this may be a variant of any of the following versions of Dupré (see Dupre): Dupret, Dupretz, Duprey, Duprez.

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

Similar surnames: Depriest, Durie, Duprey, Dupre, Dupras, Dupuis, Triest, Duthie

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Where is the Dupriest family from?

You can see how Dupriest families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dupriest family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Dupriest families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Dupriest families living in Indiana. This was about 40% of all the recorded Dupriest's in the USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Dupriest families in 1840.
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What did your Dupriest ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dupriest. 31% of Dupriest men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Dupriest women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dupriest were Farm Laborer and Maid.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Textile
  • Maid
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Passenger Lists

There are 46 immigration records available for the last name Dupriest. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 641 military records available for the last name Dupriest. For the veterans among your Dupriest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dupriest lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dupriest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dupriest in 1959 was 41, and 93 in 2004.

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