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