Prier Family History

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Prier Name Meaning

English and German: variant spelling of Prior.

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

Similar surnames: Pryer, Prior, Frier, Pricer, Brier, Prime, Prien, Plier, Dreier

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Prier Family Origin

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Prier Family Occupations

What did your Prier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Prier family was School. The most common Prier occupation in Canada was Labourer. 32% of Prier's were Labourers. Labourer, Farmer and Not Given were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prier.

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  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Not Given

  • School


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

Prier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Prier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prier 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Prier. 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 Prier. For the veterans among your Prier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prier Life Expectancy

What is the average Prier lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Prier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Prier in 1956 was 43, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prier 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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