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

Where is the Cress family from?

Cress Family Occupations

What did your Cress ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cress occupation in the UK was Clicker (Shoe). 8% of Cress's were Clicker (Shoe)s. Clicker (Shoe), Coach Painter and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cress. A less common occupation for the Cress family was Engine Driver.

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  • Clicker (Shoe)

    8%
  • Coach Painter

    8%
  • Dressmaker

    8%
  • Engine Driver

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cress ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cress Historical Records

What Cress family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Cress

Passenger List

There are 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cress

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cress 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.

Famous Cress Family

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