Cressy Family History

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Cressy Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from places in northern France, in Saône-et-Loire, Seine-Maritime, and Somme, all named with the Gallic personal name Crixsos ‘curly-haired man’ (Latin Crixsus) + the Latin locative suffix -acum. Southern French: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of stony ground, Occitan cres, gres. Possibly a variant of French Cressé: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bress, Cross, Pressey, Cresci, Cressey, Tress, Crosby, Crespi, Kress

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Cressy Family Origin

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Cressy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cressy family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cressy. The most common Cressy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Cressy's were Farmers.

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Cressy Life Expectancy

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