Presson Family History

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Presson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Middle English prest ‘priest’, i.e. ‘son of the priest’. French: occupational name for a presser of wine or oil, from a derivative of presser ‘to press’.

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

Similar surnames: Preston, Pressman, Pressey, Presser, Pousson, Bresson, Press, Poisson

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Presson Family Origin

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Presson Family Occupations

What did your Presson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Presson. 14% of Presson men worked as an Incapacitated and 43% of Presson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Presson were Builders Labourer and Employee Bt Label Puncher Pruting

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • Brewers Drayman
  • Bricklayer Contracting Wks
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Drawing Tenter Spinning Mfg
  • Employee Bt Label Puncher Pruting

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Presson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Presson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Presson 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 Presson. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Presson. For the veterans among your Presson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Presson Life Expectancy

What is the average Presson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Presson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Presson in 1945 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Presson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Presson 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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