Driesen Family History

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Driesen Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of Dutch and North German Driessen.

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

Similar surnames: Driessen, Dreesen, Dresen, Friesen, Dries, Riessen, Diersen, Ricken

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Driesen Family Origin

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Driesen Family Occupations

What did your Driesen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Driesen occupation in the USA was Clother. 17% of Driesen's were Clothers. Clother, Farmer and Merchant Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Driesen. A less common occupation for the Driesen family was Merchant-Tailor.

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  • Clother

  • Farmer

  • Merchant Tailor

  • Merchant-Tailor


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

Driesen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Driesen Life Expectancy

What is the average Driesen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Driesen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Driesen in 1959 was 66, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Driesen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Driesen 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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