Cressey Family History

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Cressey Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Cressy or possibly of Creasy. Probably also an altered spelling of German Kresse or Kresser.

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


Similar surnames: Creasey, Crissey, Brissey, Creaser, Cressy, Creasy, Crewse, Dresser

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Cressey Family Origin

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Cressey Family Occupations

What did your Cressey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cressey family was Butcher. The most common Cressey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Cressey's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cressey.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Butcher

    3%

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

Cressey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cressey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cressey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Cressey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cressey. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cressey. For the veterans among your Cressey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cressey Life Expectancy

What is the average Cressey lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Cressey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Cressey in 1946 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cressey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cressey 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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