Cypress Family History

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Cypress Name Meaning

Translation of German Zypress, a topographic name for someone living near a cypress tree or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a cypress, Middle High German zipres(se) (from Italian cipressa, Latin cupressus), or possibly of any of various Greek family names derived from kyparissos ‘cypress’, as for example Kyparissis, Kyparissos, Kyparissiadis, etc.

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


Similar surnames: Cross, Kress, Cressy, Cyrus, Bress, Ress, Preiss, Preuss, Spross

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Cypress Family Origin

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Cypress Family Occupations

What did your Cypress ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cypress. A less common occupation for the Cypress family was Farming. The most common Cypress occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Cypress's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Cypress Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cypress. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cypress 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 Cypress

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cypress. 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 Cypress. For the veterans among your Cypress ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cypress Life Expectancy

What is the average Cypress lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cypress life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Cypress in 1954 was 61, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cypress

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cypress 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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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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