Preece Family History

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Preece Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ (see Reese).

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


Similar surnames: Price, Breeze, Breese, Reese, Pierce, Reece, Breece, Neece, Rice

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Preece Family Origin

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Preece Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Works In Tannery

    7%
  • At Home

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Works In Tannery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Preece. The most common Preece occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Preece's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Preece family was At Home.

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Preece Historical Records

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Preece Life Expectancy

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