Prison Family History

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Prison Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Prison Family Origin

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Prison Family Occupations

What did your Prison ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Painter

    17%
  • Work In Farm

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prison family was Work In Farm. Farmer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Prison. The most common Prison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Prison's were Farmers.

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Prison Historical Records

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Prison Life Expectancy

What is the average Prison lifespan?

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Famous Prison Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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