Dreis Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Drees. German: habitational name from a place named Dreis, for example in the Eifel region.

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


Similar surnames: Drees, Reis, Preis, Kreis, Rees, Drews, Drey, Greif, Heis, Reil

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Dreis Family Origin

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Dreis Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Boarding House

    5%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    5%

In 1880, the most common Dreis occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Dreis's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dreis. A less common occupation for the Dreis family was Boot & Shoe Maker.

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Dreis Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Dreis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Dreis in 1956 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dreis

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