Prill Family History

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Prill Name Meaning

North German: habitational name, a variant of Brill. nickname for someone thought to resemble a minnow, from dialect Prill, Brüll, Prüll.

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

Similar surnames: Brill, Grill, Prall, Drill, Pill, Krill, Prior, Still, Groll, Kroll

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Prill Family Origin

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Prill Family Occupations

What did your Prill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prill. The most common Prill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Prill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Prill family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Keeping House


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

Prill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Prill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prill 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Prill. 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 Prill. For the veterans among your Prill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prill Life Expectancy

What is the average Prill lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Prill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Prill in 1961 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prill 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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