When Walter Stratford Press was born on 14 January 1884, in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, his father, Charles Barber Press, was 37 and his mother, Louisa Alice Stratford, was 33. He married Charlotte Overend on 30 August 1905, in New Zealand. He died on 13 December 1939, in Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 55, and was buried in Karori Cemetery, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand.
Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Meyer, Myer, Tova, Ari, Basya, Isak, Shalom, Shoshanna, Yakov.
English: variant of Priest .
Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for someone who ironed clothes, from Yiddish pres ‘flat iron’.