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Present Name Meaning

French (Présent): from Old French présent ‘gift’, presumably a nickname for a much-wanted child. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish presente ‘gift’ (see 1).

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

Similar surnames: Reisen, Presler, Bessent, Preiser, Posen, Prosen, Priest, Dresden

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Present Family Origin

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Present Family Occupations

What did your Present ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the CA named Present.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier

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Present Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Present. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Present census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 950 immigration records available for the last name Present. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 32,000 military records available for the last name Present. For the veterans among your Present ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Present Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Present life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Present in 1954 was 53, and 89 in 2004.

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