Dresher Family History

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Dresher Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Drescher, also found as a Jewish name.

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

Similar surnames: Drescher, Dresner, Dresser, Rusher, Dreher, Risher, Dreyer, Dressler

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Dresher Family Origin

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Dresher Family Occupations

What did your Dresher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dresher occupation in the UK was Shoemaker. 100% of Dresher's were Shoemakers.

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  • Shoemaker


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Dresher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dresher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dresher 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Dresher. 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 796 military records available for the last name Dresher. For the veterans among your Dresher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dresher Life Expectancy

What is the average Dresher lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dresher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dresher in 1957 was 55, and 48 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dresher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dresher 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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