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Preusser Name Meaning

German: variant of Preuss.

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


Similar surnames: Presser, Kresser, Presler, Gresser, Heusser, Dresser, Preisler

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Where is the Preusser family from?

You can see how Preusser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Preusser family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Preusser families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 28 Preusser families living in Texas. This was about 42% of all the recorded Preusser's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Preusser families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Preusser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Preusser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Preusser. 30% of Preusser men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Preusser women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Preusser were Salesman and Clerk.

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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
    30%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    28%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Packer
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
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What Preusser family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Preusser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Preusser 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Preusser. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Preusser. For the veterans among your Preusser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Preusser lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Preusser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Preusser in 1941 was 63, and 103 in 2004.

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