Pries Family History

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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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In 1939, Builders Labourer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pries.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Pries Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Pries. For the veterans among your Pries ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pries Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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