Dries Family History

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Dries Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant spelling of Drees.

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

Similar surnames: Drees, Dreis, Bries, Dies, Dreier, Ries, Draves, Grieb, Dyes, Friese

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Dries Family Origin

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Dries Family Occupations

What did your Dries ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dries occupation in the UK was Baker. 100% of Dries's were Bakers.

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  • Baker


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Dries Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Dries. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dries 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dries. 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 Dries. For the veterans among your Dries ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dries Life Expectancy

What is the average Dries lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Dries in 1952 was 71, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dries 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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