Drescher Family History

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Drescher Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a thresher, German Drescher, Yiddish dresher, agent derivatives of Middle High German dreschen, Yiddish dresh(e)n ‘to thresh’.

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

Similar surnames: Dressler, Dreher, Dresher, Kreischer, Mescher, Brecher, Loescher

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Drescher Family Origin

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Drescher Family Occupations

What did your Drescher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Drescher. 10% of Drescher men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Drescher women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Drescher were Clerk and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Drescher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Drescher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drescher 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Drescher. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Drescher. For the veterans among your Drescher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drescher Life Expectancy

What is the average Drescher lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Drescher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Drescher in 1942 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

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