Dreis Family History

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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

What did your Dreis ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Boarding House

    5%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    5%

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

Dreis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Dreis Life Expectancy

What is the average Dreis lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dreis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dreis 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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