Prest Family History

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Prest Name Meaning

English (northern): variant of Priest.

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


Similar surnames: Preast, Prust, Press, Priest, Crest, Rest, Presto, Presta, Preston

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Prest Family Origin

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Prest Family Occupations

What did your Prest ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Prest. 22% of Prest men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Prest women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Prest were Labourer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%

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

Prest Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Prest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prest 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Prest. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Prest. For the veterans among your Prest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prest Life Expectancy

What is the average Prest lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Prest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Prest in 1951 was 67, and 68 in 2004.

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