Prier Name Meaning

English and German: variant spelling of Prior.

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

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Prier Family Origin

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Prier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Works On Farm

    4%

In 1880, the most common Prier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Prier's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prier. A less common occupation for the Prier family was Works On Farm.

Source: Census data for Prier | Data not to scale

Prier Historical Records

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Prier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Prier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Prier in 1956 was 43, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prier

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