Prehn Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a cobbler, from Middle Low German pren ‘cobbler’s awl’.

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

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Prehn Family Origin

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Prehn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    12%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Cotton Buyer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prehn. A less common occupation for the Prehn family was Cotton Buyer. The most common Prehn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Prehn's were Farmers.

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Prehn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Prehn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Prehn in 1962 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prehn

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