Prellwitz Family History

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Prellwitz Name Meaning

Variant of eastern German Prillwitz, a habitational name from places so named in Pomerania and Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Wellnitz, Pretz, Dewitz, Lowitz, Poellnitz, Pritz, Goerlitz

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Prellwitz Family Origin

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Prellwitz Family Occupations

What did your Prellwitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Prellwitz. 28% of Prellwitz men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Prellwitz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prellwitz were Machine Operator and Asst Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Machine Operator
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Assembler
    6%
  • Asst Cook
    6%

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

Prellwitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Prellwitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prellwitz 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 279 immigration records available for the last name Prellwitz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 348 military records available for the last name Prellwitz. For the veterans among your Prellwitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prellwitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Prellwitz lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Prellwitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Prellwitz in 1948 was 56, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prellwitz

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