Priem Family History

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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

What did your Priem ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Glass Blower and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Priem.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Glass Blower

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Priem Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Priem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Priem 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 904 immigration records available for the last name Priem. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Priem. For the veterans among your Priem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Priem Life Expectancy

What is the average Priem lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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