Driessen Family History

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Driessen Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Dries (see Drees).

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


Similar surnames: Riessen, Driesen, Dreesen, Diersen, Niessen, Thiessen, Dreessen

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Driessen Family Origin

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Driessen Family Occupations

What did your Driessen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Driessen. 39% of Driessen men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Driessen women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Driessen were Carpenter and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farm Hand
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Waitress
    50%

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

Driessen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Driessen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Driessen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Driessen. 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 560 military records available for the last name Driessen. For the veterans among your Driessen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Driessen Life Expectancy

What is the average Driessen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Driessen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Driessen in 1956 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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