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Priolo Name Meaning

Italian (southern Calabria and Sicily): from priòlu, priùli, southern Italian derivatives of Greek priolos ‘prior’, also ‘lay authority’. The Greek word in turn is derived from Latin prior. This was a nickname for someone thought to resemble a prior or an occupational name for a servant of a prior or some important lay personage. Italian: habitational name from Priolo in Siracusa province, Sicily. Altered spelling of French Prioleau.

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


Similar surnames: Prior, Primo, Priore, Trillo, Triolo, Riolo, Proto, Oriol, Prill, Rio

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Priolo Family Origin

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Priolo Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Priolo occupation in the UK was Artist Histl & Portt Painter. 100% of Priolo's were Artist Histl & Portt Painters.

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Priolo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Priolo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Priolo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Priolo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Priolo. For the veterans among your Priolo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Priolo Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Priolo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Priolo in 1944 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Priolo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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