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Dresh Family History

Dresh Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Drish, Dress, Resh, Fresh, Gresh, Dresch, Drew, Brush, Rush, Grosh

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Where is the Dresh family from?

You can see how Dresh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dresh family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Dresh families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Dresh families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Dresh's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Dresh families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dresh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dresh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Dresh. 100% of Dresh men worked as a Laborer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 773 census records available for the last name Dresh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dresh census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 34 immigration records available for the last name Dresh. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 205 military records available for the last name Dresh. For the veterans among your Dresh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dresh lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Dresh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dresh in 1963 was 79, and 98 in 2003.

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