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Prieto Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname for a dark-haired or dark-skinned man, from Old Spanish prieto ‘dark’, ‘black’. The adjective derives from the verb apretar ‘to squeeze or compress’, a metathesized form of apetrar, Late Latin appectorare ‘to hold close to the chest’ (from pectus, genitive pectoris, ‘chest’). The use as a color term seems to have derived originally from its application to rain clouds and fog.

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

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Prieto Family Origin

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Prieto Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Fisherman

    10%
  • Freighter

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prieto family was Freighter. Cigar Maker, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prieto. The most common Prieto occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 20% of Prieto's were Cigar Makers.

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Prieto Life Expectancy

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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