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Prihoda Surname Meaning

Czech (Příhoda) and Slovak (Príhoda): nickname from Czech příhoda Slovak príhoda ‘story event’. The application is not clear; it probably derives from some lost anecdote. Alternatively it may have been used as a nickname for an adventurous individual.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Prior, Prehoda, Riha, Priore, Ripka, Friday, Pobuda, Primo, Priddy

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Where is the Prihoda family from?

You can see how Prihoda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prihoda family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Prihoda families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Prihoda families living in Minnesota. This was about 41% of all the recorded Prihoda's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Prihoda families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Prihoda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Prihoda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Hand were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Prihoda. 35% of Prihoda men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Prihoda women worked as a Farm Hand. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prihoda were Cook and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Cook
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Hand
    31%
  • Servant
    24%
  • Housework
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Prihoda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prihoda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 447 immigration records available for the last name Prihoda. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 741 military records available for the last name Prihoda. For the veterans among your Prihoda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Prihoda lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Prihoda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Prihoda in 1951 was 36, and 66 in 2003.

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