Gressley Family History

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Gressley Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the German Swiss family name Gressly, a variant of Gressel.

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


Similar surnames: Kressley, Grasley, Gressler, Pressley, Pressler, Cressey, Frensley

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Gressley Family Origin

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Gressley Family Occupations

What did your Gressley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gressley occupation in the USA was Butcher. 17% of Gressley's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Gressley family was Keeping House. Butcher, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gressley.

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  • Butcher

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Gressley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gressley Life Expectancy

What is the average Gressley lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gressley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gressley in 1963 was 78, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gressley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gressley 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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