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Priewe Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): variant of Priebe, from a short form of a personal name such as Pribyslav, from Old Slavic pribyti ‘to increase’.

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


Similar surnames: Priebe, Riewe, Prime, Prigge, Riebe, Riede, Grieme, Riepe, Price

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Priewe Family Origin

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Priewe Family Occupations

What did your Priewe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Priewe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Priewe's were Farmers. Farmer and Harness Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Priewe.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Harness Maker

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Priewe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Priewe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Priewe Life Expectancy

What is the average Priewe lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Priewe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Priewe in 1947 was 40, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Priewe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Priewe 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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