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Preiss Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Preis 1. South German: regional name for someone from Prussia, Middle High German Priuss(e). Compare Preuss. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Preis 2.

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


Similar surnames: Preis, Preuss, Reiss, Reis, Weiss, Press, Kreis, Preiser, Heiss

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Preiss Family Origin

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Preiss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Machinist

    11%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Brewer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Preiss family was Brewer. Farmer, Machinist and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Preiss. The most common Preiss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Preiss's were Farmers.

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Preiss Historical Records

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Preiss Life Expectancy

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