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Bressi Family History

Bressi Name Meaning

variant of Bresci, itself a variant of Brescia. habitational name from Bresso in Milan province, showing the same regularization of form, characteristic of northern Italy.

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


Similar surnames: Bressan, Bress, Brescia, Crespi, Cressy, Russi, Cresci, Brass, Kresse

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Where is the Bressi family from?

You can see how Bressi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bressi family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bressi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Bressi family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Bressi's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Bressi families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bressi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bressi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bressi. 34% of Bressi 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
    34%
  • Miner
    23%
  • Barber
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 763 census records available for the last name Bressi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bressi 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 405 immigration records available for the last name Bressi. 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 266 military records available for the last name Bressi. For the veterans among your Bressi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bressi lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bressi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Bressi in 1962 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

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