Dreis Family History

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Dreis Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Drees. German: habitational name from a place named Dreis, for example in the Eifel region.

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


Similar surnames: Drees, Reis, Preis, Kreis, Rees, Drews, Drey, Greif, Heis, Reil

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Dreis Family Origin

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Dreis Family Occupations

What did your Dreis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Actor and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dreis. 50% of Dreis men worked as an Actor and 50% of Dreis women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dreis were Joiner (carpenter) and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Actor
    50%
  • Joiner (carpenter)
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%

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

Dreis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dreis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dreis 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 426 immigration records available for the last name Dreis. 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 467 military records available for the last name Dreis. For the veterans among your Dreis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dreis Life Expectancy

What is the average Dreis lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dreis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Dreis in 1956 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dreis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dreis 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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