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Persing Name Meaning

German: nickname or metonymic occupational name for a peach grower, from dialect Persing ‘peach’ (standard German Pfirsich). Compare Pershing.

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


Similar surnames: Pershing, Herring, Messing, Leising, Berling, Penning, Felsing

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Persing Family Origin

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Persing Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Persing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Persing's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Persing. A less common occupation for the Persing family was Keeping House.

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Persing Historical Records

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Persing Life Expectancy

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