President Family History

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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

What did your President ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Hand

    6%

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

President Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name President. Like a window into their day-to-day life, President 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 President. 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 President. For the veterans among your President ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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President Life Expectancy

What is the average President lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, President life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for President in 1956 was 42, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for President

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your President 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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