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Drees Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from the personal name Drees, a short form of the Biblical name Andreas (see Andrew). German: habitational name from a place named Drees in the Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Rees, Drews, Dreis, Drewes, Brees, Dress, Dees, Hees, Reese, Dresel

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Drees Family Origin

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Drees Family Occupations

What did your Drees ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Drees occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Drees's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Drees family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drees.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Drees Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Drees Life Expectancy

What is the average Drees lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Drees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Drees in 1942 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drees

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drees 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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