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Presser Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French prestre ‘priest’. German: derogatory nickname for a bully or tyrant, from an agent noun derivative of pressen ‘to oppress’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who did ironing, from Yiddish pres ‘flat iron’ + the agent noun suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Presler, Preiser, Dresser, Press, Pressler, Pressey, Kreiser, Reusser

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Presser Family Origin

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Presser Family Occupations

What did your Presser ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Presser occupation in the UK was House Joiner. 33% of Presser's were House Joiners. House Joiner and Laundry Man were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Presser. A less common occupation for the Presser family was Retired Grocer.

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  • House Joiner

    33%
  • Laundry Man

    33%
  • Retired Grocer

    33%

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

Presser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Presser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Presser 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 Presser. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Presser. For the veterans among your Presser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Presser Life Expectancy

What is the average Presser lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Presser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Presser in 1954 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Presser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Presser 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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