Priem Name Meaning

Dutch and German: metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker, from Middle Dutch priem(e) ‘awl’, Middle Low German preme. German: perhaps a habitational name from any of several places called Priemen in Pomerania and Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Pries, Prien, Prim, Riehm, Kries, Plier, Prime, Trier, Price, Prey

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Priem Family Origin

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Priem Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Mechanic

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Priem occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Priem's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Priem family was Mechanic. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Priem.

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Priem Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Priem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Priem in 1949 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Priem

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