Prentis Family History

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Prentis Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Prentice.

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

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Prentis Family Origin

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Prentis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prentis family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prentis. The most common Prentis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Prentis's were Farmers.

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Prentis Historical Records

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Prentis Life Expectancy

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