Prins Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch prince ‘prince’, either an occupational name for someone in the service of a prince or a nickname for someone who behaved in a regal manner or who had won the title in some contest of skill. Jewish (from the Netherlands): ornamental adoption of Dutch prins ‘prince’.

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


Similar surnames: Prinz, Pins, Priest, Krans, Prior, Pries, Brons, Kring, Priem, Prime

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Prins Family Origin

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Prins Family Occupations

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  • Mercantile Clerk

    33%
  • Sponge Dealer (...)

    33%
  • Traveller

    33%

In 1881, the most common Prins occupation in the UK was Mercantile Clerk. 33% of Prins's were Mercantile Clerks. A less common occupation for the Prins family was Traveller. Mercantile Clerk and Sponge Dealer (...) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Prins.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Prins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Prins in 1962 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prins

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