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Pressey Name Meaning

English: from Middle English prest ‘priest’ + hay, hey ‘enclosure’; a topographic name for someone who lived by a piece of enclosed church land, or a habitational name from a minor place such as Priesthaywood Farm in Wappenham, Northamptonshire.

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


Similar surnames: Presser, Cressy, Presson, Dresser, Vessey, Press, Parsley, Ressel

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Pressey Family Origin

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Pressey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Sailor

    3%

In 1880, the most common Pressey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Pressey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pressey family was Sailor. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pressey.

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Pressey Historical Records

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Pressey Life Expectancy

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