Pries Name Meaning

habitational name from places such as Priesen or Priessen in eastern Germany, probably named with the Slavic topographic element bris- ‘birch’. perhaps a nickname from Middle High German prise ‘praiseworthy’.

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


Similar surnames: Ries, Gries, Priem, Kries, Prime, Prien, Aries, Fries, Plier, Priest

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Pries Family Origin

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Pries Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Pries occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Pries's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pries family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pries.

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Between 1956 and 2004, Pries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Pries in 1956 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pries

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