Presler Family History

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Presler Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bresler, Resler, Dressler, Presser, Crisler, Risler, Roesler, Dresser

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Presler Family Origin

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Presler Family Occupations

What did your Presler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Presler. 16% of Presler men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Presler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Presler were Agent and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Agent

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Farmer
  • Housekeeper

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

Presler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Presler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Presler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Presler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Presler. For the veterans among your Presler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Presler Life Expectancy

What is the average Presler lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Presler ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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