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President Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Evidently from the English word president or a cognate in another language, but the circumstances under which this became a surname are unknown.

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


Similar surnames: Privett, Bedient, Prosise, Bessent, Prescott, Breeden, Pressley

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President Family Origin

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President Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Hand

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the President family was Farm Hand. The most common President occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of President's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by President.

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