Prieve Family History

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Prieve Name Meaning

Respelling of German Priewe.

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

Similar surnames: Priewe, Priebe, Sieve, Riede, Pries, Priem, Griese, Riese, Friese

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Prieve Family Origin

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Prieve Family Occupations

What did your Prieve ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Prieve. A less common occupation for the Prieve family was Keeping House. The most common Prieve occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Prieve's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Keeping House


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Prieve Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Prieve. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prieve 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Prieve. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Prieve. For the veterans among your Prieve ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prieve Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Prieve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Prieve in 1959 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prieve ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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