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Preyer Name Meaning

German (Austrian): occupational name for a brewer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German briuwen ‘to brew’.

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


Similar surnames: Dreyer, Kreyer, Preiser, Praeger, Seyer, Breuer, Heyer, Freier, Prey

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Preyer Family Origin

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Preyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    21%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Barber

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Preyer family was Barber. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Preyer. The most common Preyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Preyer's were Farmers.

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Preyer Historical Records

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Preyer Life Expectancy

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