Prillaman Family History

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Prillaman Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Brillermann, either an occupational name for an eyeglass maker, from Middle High German berille ‘gemstone’ or ‘eyeglasses’ (ultimately from Greek beryllos) + man ‘man’, or a habitational name (see Brill).

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


Similar surnames: Pillman, Hillman, Pollman, Brickman, Willman, Pullman, Spellman

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Prillaman Family Origin

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Prillaman Family Occupations

What did your Prillaman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Prillaman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Prillaman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prillaman. A less common occupation for the Prillaman family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeps House

    13%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Prillaman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Prillaman Life Expectancy

What is the average Prillaman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Prillaman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Prillaman in 1954 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prillaman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prillaman 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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