Preller Family History

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Preller Name Meaning

German: nickname for a loud or noisy person, from an agent noun derived from Middle High German brellen ‘to yell’, ‘to bawl’. South German: variant of Prell.

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

Similar surnames: Kreller, Pregler, Peller, Groller, Geller, Preiser, Speller, Beller

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Preller Family Origin

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Preller Family Occupations

What did your Preller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Preller family was Butcher. The most common Preller occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Preller's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Preller.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Butcher


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Preller ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Preller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Preller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Preller 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 622 immigration records available for the last name Preller. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Preller. For the veterans among your Preller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Preller Life Expectancy

What is the average Preller lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Preller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Preller in 1962 was 76, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Preller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Preller 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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