Prentiss Family History

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Prentiss Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Prentice.

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

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Prentiss Family Origin

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Prentiss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prentiss. The most common Prentiss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Prentiss's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Prentiss family was Carpenter.

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Prentiss Life Expectancy

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