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Preiss Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Preis 1. South German: regional name for someone from Prussia, Middle High German Priuss(e). Compare Preuss. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Preis 2.

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


Similar surnames: Preis, Preuss, Reiss, Reis, Weiss, Press, Kreis, Preiser, Heiss

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Preiss Family Origin

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Preiss Family Occupations

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  • Engineer Train

    33%
  • Furrier Unemployed

    33%
  • Manure Merchant (19.1) Artificial

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Preiss family was Manure Merchant (19.1) Artificial. Engineer Train and Furrier Unemployed were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Preiss. The most common Preiss occupation in the UK was Engineer Train. 33% of Preiss's were Engineer Trains.

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Preiss Historical Records

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Preiss Life Expectancy

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Famous Preiss Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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