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Preister Name Meaning

North German: from Low German pre(i)ster ‘priest’, ‘minister of the church’, probably a nickname for someone in the service of a priest; occasionally an occupational name for the priest himself.

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


Similar surnames: Preiser, Reisner, Kreiter, Presser, Reister, Reiter, Brester, Peiser

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Preister Family Origin

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Preister Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    53%
  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping Hotel

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Preister family was Keeping Hotel. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Preister. The most common Preister occupation in the USA was Laborer. 53% of Preister's were Laborers.

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Preister Life Expectancy

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