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Pressler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the city of Breslau in Silesia (Polish name Wroclaw), or from Pressel. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Presler.

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

Similar surnames: Presler, Presser, Bresler, Kressler, Dressler, Bressler, Tessler

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Pressler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Pressler name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Pressler Family Origin

Where is the Pressler family from?

Pressler Family Occupations

What did your Pressler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pressler family was Keeps House. The most common Pressler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Pressler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pressler.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeps House


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

Pressler Historical Records

What Pressler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Pressler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pressler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pressler. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Pressler. For the veterans among your Pressler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pressler Life Expectancy

What is the average Pressler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Pressler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Pressler in 1959 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pressler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pressler 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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