Dresden Family History

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Dresden Name Meaning

German, Scandinavian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name denoting someone from Dresden in Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Dresen, Dresner, Presler, Breden, Dresser, Breeden, Dresel, Dresher

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Dresden Family Origin

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Dresden Family Occupations

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  • Furrier

    25%
  • Jeweller

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Working Jeweler

    25%

In 1881, the most common Dresden occupation in the UK was Furrier. 25% of Dresden's were Furriers. Furrier, Jeweller and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dresden. A less common occupation for the Dresden family was Working Jeweler.

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Dresden Historical Records

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Dresden Life Expectancy

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