Prien Name Meaning

North German: variant of Prehn. German (Bavaria): perhaps a habitational name from Prien in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Priem, Pries, Palen, Bruen, Plier, Wien, Prier, Porten, Prime, Papen

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Prien Family Origin

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Prien Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    15%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Clerk In Store

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Prien occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Prien's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Prien family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prien.

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Prien Historical Records

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Prien Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Prien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Prien in 1953 was 56, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prien

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