Priester Family History

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Priester Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from Middle Dutch priester, preester, Middle High German priester ‘priest’, from Latin presbyter. Compare Priest.

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


Similar surnames: Riester, Pester, Pfister, Priest, Grieser, Brester, Trester, Preister

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Priester Family Origin

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Priester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Field Hand

    4%
  • Barber

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Priester family was Barber. Farmer, Laborer and Field Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Priester. The most common Priester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Priester's were Farmers.

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Priester Historical Records

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Priester Life Expectancy

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