Preuss Family History

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Preuss Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from Prussia (German Preussen), a former state of northern Germany, so called from the ethnic name of the Pruzzen, a Baltic people displaced by the Germans during the 13th century, or an ethnic name for a member of this people.

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


Similar surnames: Preiss, Prus, Reuss, Pruss, Preis, Press, Russ, Reus, Bress, Kress

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Preuss Family Origin

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Preuss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Druggist

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%

In 1880, the most common Preuss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Preuss's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Preuss family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Preuss.

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Preuss Historical Records

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Preuss Life Expectancy

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