Dresser Family History

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Dresser Name Meaning

German: eastern variant of Drescher. English: from an agent derivative of Middle English dressen ‘to arrange’ (in certain specific senses), possibly an occupational name for someone who dressed or finished cloth. Compare Fuller.

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


Similar surnames: Presser, Dressler, Dressel, Esser, Brester, Reiser, Dresner, Preiser

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Dresser Family Origin

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Dresser Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    9%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Engine Driver

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Dresser occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 9% of Dresser's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Farmer and Engine Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dresser. A less common occupation for the Dresser family was Farm Labourer.

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Dresser Historical Records

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Dresser Life Expectancy

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