Presby Family History

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Presby Name Meaning

Altered form of English Pres(t)bury from any of various places called Presbury (Devon) or Prestbury (Cheshire, Gloucestershire), all named in Old English as ‘the manor house (burh) of the priests’.

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


Similar surnames: Prisby, Crosby, Risby, Irby, Ormsby, Cressy, Frisby, Pretty, Proby

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Presby Family Origin

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Presby Family Occupations

What did your Presby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Presby. A less common occupation for the Presby family was Laborer. The most common Presby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Presby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Presby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Presby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Presby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Presby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Presby. For the veterans among your Presby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Presby Life Expectancy

What is the average Presby lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Presby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Presby in 1947 was 46, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Presby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Presby 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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