Dressen Family History

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Dressen Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Dresen or Dreessen.

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


Similar surnames: Dresen, Cressey, Riessen, Dressman, Diersen, Dreese, Resser, Remsen

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Dressen Family Origin

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Dressen Family Occupations

What did your Dressen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Foreman Car Stables were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dressen. A less common occupation for the Dressen family was Gas & Steam Fitter. The most common Dressen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Dressen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Foreman Car Stables

    7%
  • Gas & Steam Fitter

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Dressen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dressen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dressen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dressen. 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 Dressen. For the veterans among your Dressen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dressen Life Expectancy

What is the average Dressen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dressen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dressen in 1958 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dressen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dressen 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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