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Priess Name Meaning

German: variant of Pries.

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

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Priess Family Origin

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Priess Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Priess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Priess's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Priess family was Carpenter. Farmer, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Priess.

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Priess Historical Records

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Priess Life Expectancy

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