Prioleau Family History

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Prioleau Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of priou(l), priol ‘prior’, a nickname or occupational name, which probably most often originated as an occupational name for a servant of a prior.

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


Similar surnames: Priore, Priolo, Prior, Pruneau, Groleau, Croteau, Pineau, Soileau

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Prioleau Family Origin

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Prioleau Family Occupations

What did your Prioleau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Prioleau occupation in the USA was Farming. 20% of Prioleau's were Farmings. Farming, Laborer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prioleau. A less common occupation for the Prioleau family was Liquor Merchant.

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  • Farming

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Laundress

    20%
  • Liquor Merchant

    20%

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

Prioleau Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Prioleau Life Expectancy

What is the average Prioleau lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Prioleau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Prioleau in 1942 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prioleau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prioleau 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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