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Prebble Name Meaning

English (Kent): variant of Preble . This is the more common spelling in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pribble, Preble, Hebble, Tribble, Tremble, Brumble, Pressley, Grimble

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Where is the Prebble family from?

You can see how Prebble families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prebble family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Prebble families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Prebble families living in Maine. This was about 43% of all the recorded Prebble's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Prebble families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Prebble surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Prebble ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Prebble. 28% of Prebble men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Prebble women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prebble were Orchardist and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Proprietor
  • Orchardist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Prebble. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prebble census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 870 immigration records available for the last name Prebble. 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 991 military records available for the last name Prebble. For the veterans among your Prebble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Prebble lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Prebble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Prebble in 1963 was 78, and 71 in 2004.

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