Press Name Meaning

English: variant of Priest. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for someone who ironed clothes, from Yiddish pres ‘flat iron’.

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

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Press Family Origin

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Press Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Source: Census data for Press | Data not to scale

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Press life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Press in 1952 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Press

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