Dresen Family History

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Dresen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a reduced form of Dresden. Probably a variant spelling of German Dreesen.

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

Similar surnames: Dresel, Dresden, Gresens, Dressen, Breden, Deese, Rosen, Green, Deren

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Dresen Family Origin

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Dresen Family Occupations

What did your Dresen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dresen family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dresen. The most common Dresen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Dresen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Hotel Keeper


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dresen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dresen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dresen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dresen 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 329 immigration records available for the last name Dresen. 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 598 military records available for the last name Dresen. For the veterans among your Dresen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dresen Life Expectancy

What is the average Dresen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Dresen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Dresen in 1960 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dresen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dresen 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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