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Presnell Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Presnell name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Presnell. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Presnell Family Origin

Where is the Presnell family from?

Presnell Family Occupations

What did your Presnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Presnell family was Farm Laborer. The most common Presnell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Presnell's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Presnell.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Presnell Historical Records

What Presnell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Presnell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Presnell 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 362 immigration records available for the last name Presnell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Presnell. For the veterans among your Presnell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Presnell Life Expectancy

What is the average Presnell lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Presnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Presnell in 1950 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Presnell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Presnell 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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