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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

What did your Pressey ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Sailor

    3%

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

Pressey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pressey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pressey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pressey. 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 Pressey. For the veterans among your Pressey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pressey Life Expectancy

What is the average Pressey lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pressey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pressey in 1956 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pressey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pressey 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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