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Presley Family History

Presley Name Meaning
English: variant of Priestley.Americanized form of German Pressler.

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

540,242 Historical Documents with Presley on Ancestry.com
83,255 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
12,664 Military Records
1,381 Immigration Records
50,429 Census and Voter Lists
392,513 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Presley Families

  • Number of Presley families
     81 - 159
     28 - 80
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Presley families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Presley families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Presley census records

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Presley Family Origin

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Presley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Presley families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Presley

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Presley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Presley census records

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Presley Civil War Service Records

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