Prell Family History

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Prell Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a town crier, Middle High German prelle ‘crier’.

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


Similar surnames: Pell, Prall, Grell, Krell, Reil, Pfeil, Knell, Kell, Grill, Groll

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Prell Family Origin

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Prell Family Occupations

What did your Prell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Prell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Prell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Prell family was Machinist. Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prell.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Cooper

    5%
  • Machinist

    5%

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

Prell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Prell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prell 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 Prell. 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 Prell. For the veterans among your Prell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prell Life Expectancy

What is the average Prell lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Prell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Prell in 1959 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prell 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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