Prest Name Meaning

English (northern): variant of Priest.

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


Similar surnames: Preast, Prust, Press, Priest, Crest, Rest, Presto, Presta, Preston

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Prest Family Origin

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Prest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Machinist

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Moulder

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prest family was Moulder. The most common Prest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Prest's were Farmers. Farmer, Machinist and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prest.

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Prest Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Prest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Prest in 1951 was 67, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prest

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