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Prisco Family History

Prisco Name Meaning

Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Greek (Priskos): from the personal name Prisco, from Latin Priscus meaning ‘the old one’. There are three martyrs of this name, venerated in the Eastern Church.

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


Similar surnames: Frisco, Primo, Cristo, Crispo, Priolo, Pico, Riso, Cisco, Price

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Where is the Prisco family from?

You can see how Prisco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prisco family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Prisco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Prisco families living in Michigan. This was about 62% of all the recorded Prisco's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Prisco families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Prisco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Prisco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Prisco. 27% of Prisco men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Prisco women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prisco were Barber and Proprietor.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Butcher
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Barber
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    30%
  • New Worker
    20%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Proprietor
    7%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Prisco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prisco census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Prisco. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Prisco. For the veterans among your Prisco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Prisco lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Prisco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Prisco in 1944 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

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