Pressman Family History

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Pressman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a priest’s servant, from Middle English pr(i)est ‘priest’, ‘minister’ + man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who did ironing and pressing of clothes, from Yiddish pres ‘flat iron’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Crossman, Grassman, Presson, Russman, Reisman, Rosman, Reissman

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Pressman Family Origin

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Pressman Family Occupations

What did your Pressman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Hotel Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pressman. The most common Pressman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Pressman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pressman family was Saloon.

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  • Farmer

  • Hotel Keeper

  • Saloon


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

Pressman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Pressman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pressman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pressman. 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 968 military records available for the last name Pressman. For the veterans among your Pressman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pressman Life Expectancy

What is the average Pressman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pressman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pressman in 1955 was 39, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pressman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pressman 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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