Priebe Family History

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Priebe Name Meaning

Eastern German (Pomerania, Silesia): from a German pet form of the Slavic personal name Pribislaw, a name widely borne by members of the Slavic nobility.

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

Similar surnames: Riebe, Priewe, Prime, Prigge, Rieber, Priem, Riewe, Grieb, Friebel

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Priebe Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Priebe name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Priebe. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Priebe Family Origin

Where is the Priebe family from?

Priebe Family Occupations

What did your Priebe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Student and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Priebe. The most common Priebe occupation in Canada was Student. 60% of Priebe's were Students.

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  • Student

  • Labourer


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

Priebe Historical Records

What Priebe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Priebe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Priebe 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Priebe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Priebe. For the veterans among your Priebe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Priebe Life Expectancy

What is the average Priebe lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Priebe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Priebe in 1945 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Priebe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Priebe 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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