Cress Family History

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Cress Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kress.

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

Similar surnames: Crews, Criss, Creps, Crass, Crewse, Crays, Gresh, Ress, Treas, Kress

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Cress Family Origin

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Cress Family Occupations

What did your Cress ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Travelling Showman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cress. 82% of Cress women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Travelling Showman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Retired
  • House Helper
  • Domestic Duties Unpa

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

Cress Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Cress. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cress 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cress. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Cress. For the veterans among your Cress ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cress Life Expectancy

What is the average Cress lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cress life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cress in 1945 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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