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Presswood Name Meaning

English: variant of Prestwood.

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


Similar surnames: Prestwood, Cheatwood, Pressnall, Cresswell, Brelsford, Press

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Presswood Family Origin

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Presswood Family Occupations

What did your Presswood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Presswood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Presswood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Presswood family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Presswood.

View Census data for Presswood | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    24%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Presswood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Presswood Life Expectancy

What is the average Presswood lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Presswood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Presswood in 1957 was 46, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Presswood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Presswood 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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