Gresens Family History

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Gresens Name Meaning

Dutch and German: patronymic from a vernacular form of Latin Gratianus, a derivative of Gratius, itself a derivative of gratus ‘pleasing’, ‘lovely’. St. Gratian (died c. 337) was a disciple of St. Denis of Paris; he became the first bishop of Tours. German: variant spelling of Gresenz, from the medieval personal name Crescentius (Latin crescens ‘growing’).

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

Similar surnames: Greven, Dresen, Green, Remes, Drewes, Neuens, Sens, Geen, Gress, Rees

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Gresens Family Origin

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Gresens Family Occupations

What did your Gresens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Asst Export Manager Steel M and Household Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gresens. 50% of Gresens women worked as a Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Asst Export Manager Steel M

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Household Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gresens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gresens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gresens 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 228 immigration records available for the last name Gresens. 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 333 military records available for the last name Gresens. For the veterans among your Gresens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gresens Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Gresens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gresens in 1940 was 40, and 83 in 2004.

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