Prew Family History

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Prew Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Prue.

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


Similar surnames: Trew, Rew, Prow, Brew, Pew, Drey, Greg, Rhew, Brey, Pye

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Prew Family Origin

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Prew Family Occupations

What did your Prew ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prew family was Brick Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prew. The most common Prew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Prew's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    6%
  • Brick Maker

    3%

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

Prew Historical Records

What Prew family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Prew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prew census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Prew

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Prew. 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 Prew. For the veterans among your Prew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prew Life Expectancy

What is the average Prew lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Prew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Prew in 1952 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prew

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prew 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.

Famous Prew Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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