Presby Family History

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Presby Name Meaning

Altered form of English Pres(t)bury from any of various places called Presbury (Devon) or Prestbury (Cheshire, Gloucestershire), all named in Old English as ‘the manor house (burh) of the priests’.

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


Similar surnames: Prisby, Crosby, Risby, Irby, Ormsby, Cressy, Frisby, Pretty, Proby

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Presby Family Origin

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Presby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Presby family was Laborer. The most common Presby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Presby's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Presby.

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Presby Historical Records

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Presby Life Expectancy

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