Presser Family History
Presser Name Meaning
English: nickname from Old French prestre ‘priest’. German: derogatory nickname for a bully or tyrant, from an agent noun derivative of pressen ‘to oppress’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who did ironing, from Yiddish pres ‘flat iron’ + the agent noun suffix -er.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press