Dressman Family History

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Dressman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Dreszmann, a patronymic from the personal name Drees. German: probably of the same origin as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Cressman, Creasman, Wessman, Gressman, Russman, Crossman, Hessman

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Dressman Family Origin

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Dressman Family Occupations

What did your Dressman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Brick Moulder and H. Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dressman. The most common Dressman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Dressman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dressman family was Keeps Bar.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Brick Moulder

    13%
  • H. Keeper

    13%
  • Keeps Bar

    13%

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

Dressman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dressman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dressman 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 Dressman. 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 Dressman. For the veterans among your Dressman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dressman Life Expectancy

What is the average Dressman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Dressman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dressman in 1960 was 57, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dressman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dressman 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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