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Presler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Pressler 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who ironed clothes, from Yiddish pres ‘flat iron’ + the agent suffix -ler.

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


Similar surnames: Presser, Pressler, Bresler, Tesler, Preller, Preslar, Wiesler

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Presler Family Origin

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Presler Family Occupations

What did your Presler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Presler. 35% of Presler men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Presler women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Presler were Agent and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Agent
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Housework
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Presler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Presler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Presler 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 344 immigration records available for the last name Presler. 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 Presler. For the veterans among your Presler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Presler Life Expectancy

What is the average Presler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Presler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Presler in 1959 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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