Driessen Family History

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Driessen Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Dries (see Drees).

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

Similar surnames: Riessen, Driesen, Dreesen, Diersen, Niessen, Thiessen, Dreessen

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Driessen Family Origin

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Driessen Family Occupations

What did your Driessen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Driessen. The most common Driessen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Driessen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Driessen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Driessen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Driessen 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 Driessen. 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 560 military records available for the last name Driessen. For the veterans among your Driessen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Driessen Life Expectancy

What is the average Driessen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Driessen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Driessen in 1956 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Driessen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Driessen 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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