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Pring Family History

Pring Name Meaning

English: variant of Prime, or from an Old English personal name Preng.

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

Similar surnames: Spring, Dring, Ping, Prime, Ring, Price, Pin, Bring, Goring, Rings

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Where is the Pring family from?

You can see how Pring families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pring family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pring families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 310 Pring families living in Devon. This was about 23% of all the recorded Pring's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Pring families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pring surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pring ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Pring. 13% of Pring men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Pring women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pring were Incapacitated and Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Carpenter
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Pring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pring 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Pring. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Pring. For the veterans among your Pring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pring lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pring in 1962 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

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