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Prestage Family History

Prestage Name Meaning

English: variant of Prestwich, reflecting the old local pronunciation of the place name.

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


Similar surnames: Prestidge, Lestage, Armitage, Kresge, Presta, Preston, Prestridge

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Where is the Prestage family from?

You can see how Prestage families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prestage family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Prestage families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Prestage families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Prestage's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Prestage families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Prestage surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Prestage ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Prestage. 56% of Prestage men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Prestage women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prestage were Farming and Student.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    56%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Operator
    5%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Student
    10%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Prestage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prestage census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 532 immigration records available for the last name Prestage. 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 Cards

There are 648 military records available for the last name Prestage. For the veterans among your Prestage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Prestage lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Prestage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Prestage in 1953 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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