Prieskorn Family History

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Prieskorn Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; it may be a derisive nickname for a grain merchant, from pries, variant of Middle High German brüsch or Middle Low German bross ‘brittle’, ‘crumbly’ + korn ‘grain’, or alternatively an occupational nickname for a grain seller, from prisekorn ‘(I) determine the price of grain’. Compare Brushaber.

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


Similar surnames: Haberkorn, Priester, Frischkorn, Prior, Priest, Grieser, Presler

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Prieskorn Family Origin

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Prieskorn Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Prieskorn. 22% of Prieskorn men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Dry Cleaner
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Prieskorn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 587 census records available for the last name Prieskorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prieskorn 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 47 immigration records available for the last name Prieskorn. 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 210 military records available for the last name Prieskorn. For the veterans among your Prieskorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prieskorn Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Prieskorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Prieskorn in 1956 was 58, and 73 in 2004.

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