Gressman Family History

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Gressman Name Meaning

German (Gressmann): habitational name for someone from Gress in Mecklenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Greenman, Dressman, Russman, Grassman, Pressman, Messman, Crossman

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Gressman Family Origin

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Gressman Family Occupations

What did your Gressman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Dealer In Clothes and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gressman. A less common occupation for the Gressman family was Keeping House. The most common Gressman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Gressman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Dealer In Clothes

  • Grocer

  • Keeping House


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Gressman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gressman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gressmancensus 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 477 immigration records available for the last name Gressman. 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 Gressman. For the veterans among your Gressman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gressman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gressman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gressman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Gressman in 1945 was 29, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gressman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gressman 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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