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Prisby Name Meaning

Altered form of English Pres(t)bury (see Presby).

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


Similar surnames: Presby, Prisbrey, Risby, Grisby, Brisky, Brisby, Frisby, Priddy, Risi

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Prisby Family Origin

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Prisby Family Occupations

What did your Prisby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Wk-Farm, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prisby. A less common occupation for the Prisby family was Machinist. The most common Prisby occupation in the USA was Wk-Farm. 33% of Prisby's were Wk-Farms.

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  • Wk-Farm

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Machinist

    17%

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Prisby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Prisby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prisby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Prisby. 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 Prisby. For the veterans among your Prisby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prisby Life Expectancy

What is the average Prisby lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Prisby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Prisby in 1965 was 69, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prisby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prisby 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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