Dresel Family History

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Dresel Name Meaning

occupational name for a turner, Middle High German drehsel. habitational name from a place in Westphalia called Dresel. from a reduced pet form of the personal name Andreas.

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

Similar surnames: Dressel, Dresen, Dreyer, Kiesel, Redel, Demel, Ressel, Diegel, Diesel

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Dresel Family Origin

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Dresel Family Occupations

What did your Dresel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, German Law Aderser (formerly Bank Man and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dresel. 25% of Dresel men worked as a German Law Aderser (formerly Bank Man and 34% of Dresel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dresel were Glassware Impoter Ag and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • German Law Aderser (formerly Bank Man
  • Glass Merchant
  • Glass Worker (refugee)
  • Glassware Impoter Ag

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • (german Refugee)
  • Childrens Nurse
  • Private Means

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

Dresel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dresel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dresel 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 Dresel

Passenger List

There are 932 immigration records available for the last name Dresel. 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 Dresel. For the veterans among your Dresel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dresel Life Expectancy

What is the average Dresel lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Dresel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dresel in 1961 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dresel

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