Pressley Family History

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Pressley Name Meaning

English: variant of Priestley. Americanized form of German Pressler.

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


Similar surnames: Pressly, Presley, Kressley, Gressley, Pressler, Frensley, Preszler

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Pressley Family Origin

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Pressley Family Occupations

What did your Pressley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pressley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Pressley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pressley. A less common occupation for the Pressley family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Pressley | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Pressley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pressley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pressley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Pressley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pressley. 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 Pressley. For the veterans among your Pressley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pressley Life Expectancy

What is the average Pressley lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Pressley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pressley in 1943 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pressley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pressley 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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