Cressy Family History

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Cressy Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from places in northern France, in Saône-et-Loire, Seine-Maritime, and Somme, all named with the Gallic personal name Crixsos ‘curly-haired man’ (Latin Crixsus) + the Latin locative suffix -acum. Southern French: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of stony ground, Occitan cres, gres. Possibly a variant of French Cressé: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bress, Cross, Pressey, Cresci, Cressey, Tress, Crosby, Crespi, Kress

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Cressy Family Origin

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Cressy Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Basket Maker

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Artist

    3%

In 1881, the most common Cressy occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Cressy's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Cressy family was Artist. Annuitant, Basket Maker and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cressy.

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Cressy Historical Records

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Cressy Life Expectancy

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