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Presby Name Meaning

Altered form of English Pres(t)bury from any of various places called Presbury (Devon) or Prestbury (Cheshire, Gloucestershire), all named in Old English as ‘the manor house (burh) of the priests’.

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


Similar surnames: Prisby, Crosby, Risby, Irby, Ormsby, Cressy, Frisby, Pretty, Proby

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Presby Family Origin

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Presby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Photographer

    33%
  • Son

    33%

In 1881, the most common Presby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Presby's were Farmers. Farmer and Photographer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Presby. A less common occupation for the Presby family was Son.

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Presby Life Expectancy

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