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Preiser Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a maker of shoelaces or braids from Middle High German briser. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from an agent derivative of German preisen ‘to praize’, ‘to extol’.

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


Similar surnames: Kreiser, Reiser, Presser, Peiser, Reiber, Preister, Greiser, Reider

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Preiser Family Origin

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Preiser Family Occupations

What did your Preiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Preiser occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Preiser's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Preiser. A less common occupation for the Preiser family was Shoemaker.

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Mason

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Preiser ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Preiser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Preiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Preiser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Preiser. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Preiser. For the veterans among your Preiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Preiser Life Expectancy

What is the average Preiser lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Preiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Preiser in 1955 was 61, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Preiser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Preiser ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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