Preus Family History

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Preus Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Preuss.

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

Similar surnames: Preis, Prus, Preas, Praus, Prouse, Preast, Kreuz, Reis, Rees, Preiss

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Preus Family Origin

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Preus Family Occupations

What did your Preus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clergyman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Preus. 6% of Preus men worked as a Clergyman and 16% of Preus women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Preus were Attendant and Beginner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clergyman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Attendant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Beauty Operator
  • Beginner

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Preus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Preus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Preus 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 569 immigration records available for the last name Preus. 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 712 military records available for the last name Preus. For the veterans among your Preus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Preus Life Expectancy

What is the average Preus lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Preus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Preus in 1960 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Preus 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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