Prinz Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German prinze ‘prince’, presumably denoting someone who behaved in a regal manner or who had won the title in some contest of skill. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of German Prinz ‘prince’.

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


Similar surnames: Prins, Spring, Ranz, Ring, Pilz, Grenz, Gring, Krenz, Britz, Prior

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Prinz Family Origin

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Prinz Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Taylor

    11%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Prinz occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 11% of Prinz's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Prinz family was Grocer. Carpenter, Taylor and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prinz.

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Prinz Historical Records

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Prinz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Prinz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Prinz in 1942 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prinz

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