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Prestwich Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire (now Greater Manchester) and Northumbria, so called from Old English preost ‘priest’ + wic ‘outlying settlement’. Compare Preston.

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


Similar surnames: Preston, Leftwich, Prestwood, Beswick, Pesch, Westrich, Dresbach

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Prestwich Family Origin

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Prestwich Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Warper

    2%
  • Hatter

    2%
  • Silk Weaver

    2%
  • Stone Mason

    2%

In 1881, the most common Prestwich occupation in the UK was Cotton Warper. 2% of Prestwich's were Cotton Warpers. Cotton Warper, Hatter and Silk Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prestwich. A less common occupation for the Prestwich family was Stone Mason.

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Prestwich Historical Records

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Prestwich Life Expectancy

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