Preast Family History

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Preast Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Priest. Variant of Preas with excrescent -t, an Americanized spelling of German Pries.

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

Similar surnames: Preas, Trease, Prest, Creasy, Great, Treas, Prust, Troast, Treat

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Preast Family Origin

Where is the Preast family from?

Preast Family Occupations

What did your Preast ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Preast family was Labourer. The most common Preast occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 33% of Preast's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner and Iron Puddler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Preast.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Iron Puddler

  • Labourer


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

Preast Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Preast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Preast 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Preast. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 236 military records available for the last name Preast. For the veterans among your Preast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Preast Life Expectancy

What is the average Preast lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Preast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Preast in 1967 was 76, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Preast

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Preast 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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