Pressly Family History

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Pressly Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Pressley, Presley, Kressley, Cressey, Priestly, Crissey, Pressler

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Pressly Family Origin

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Pressly Family Occupations

What did your Pressly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pressly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Pressly's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pressly family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pressly.

View Census data for Pressly | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Pressly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pressly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pressly 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 Pressly

Passenger List

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

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Pressly Life Expectancy

What is the average Pressly lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Pressly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Pressly in 1945 was 56, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pressly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pressly 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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