Cressey Family History

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Cressey Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Cressy or possibly of Creasy. Probably also an altered spelling of German Kresse or Kresser.

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


Similar surnames: Creasey, Crissey, Brissey, Creaser, Cressy, Creasy, Crewse, Dresser

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Cressey Family Origin

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Cressey Family Occupations

What did your Cressey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cressey. 44% of Cressey men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Cressey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cressey were Old Age Pensioner and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    44%
  • Retired
    14%
  • Postman
    9%
  • Old Age Pensioner
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    71%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Household Duties
    3%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%

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

Cressey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Cressey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cressey 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 Cressey. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cressey. For the veterans among your Cressey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cressey Life Expectancy

What is the average Cressey lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Cressey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Cressey in 1946 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cressey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cressey 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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