Preus Family History

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Preus Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Preuss.

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


Similar surnames: Preis, Prus, Preas, Praus, Prouse, Preast, Kreuz, Reis, Rees, Preiss

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Preus Family Origin

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Preus Family Occupations

What did your Preus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Preus family was Lawyer. Farmer, Farm Lab and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Preus. The most common Preus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Preus's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Lab

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Lawyer

    13%

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

Preus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Preus Life Expectancy

What is the average Preus lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Preus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Preus in 1960 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Preus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Preus 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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