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Prentis Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Prentice.

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


Similar surnames: Prentiss, Phenix, Prentice, Tennis, Penix, Preston, Reavis, Estis

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Prentis Family Origin

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Prentis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Sawer

    17%
  • Servant

    17%
  • Tailoris

    17%

In 1881, the most common Prentis occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Prentis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Prentis family was Tailoris. Farmer, Sawer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prentis.

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Prentis Historical Records

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Prentis Life Expectancy

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