Dreesen Family History

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Dreesen Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Drees.

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


Similar surnames: Driessen, Diersen, Drees, Dresen, Driesen, Dreessen, Dreese, Reese

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Dreesen Family Origin

Where is the Dreesen family from?

Dreesen Family Occupations

What did your Dreesen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dreesen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Dreesen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dreesen family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Brick Mason and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dreesen.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Brick Mason

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Day Laborer

    10%

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

Dreesen Historical Records

What Dreesen family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Dreesen Life Expectancy

What is the average Dreesen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dreesen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dreesen in 1957 was 42, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dreesen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dreesen 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.

Famous Dreesen Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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