Kresge Family History

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Kresge Name Meaning

variant of Kreske, from an old personal name formed with Old High German gratag ‘greedy’. variant of Kresse. altered spelling of Grazke, a topographic name, from the Slavic stem grad ‘castle’, ‘town’.

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

Similar surnames: Kresse, Kress, Kresch, Krech, Kruse, Kresta, Klee, Breske, Krengel

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Kresge Family Origin

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Kresge Family Occupations

What did your Kresge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kresge. The most common Kresge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kresge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kresge family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Kresge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kresge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kresge 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 479 immigration records available for the last name Kresge. 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 Kresge. For the veterans among your Kresge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kresge Life Expectancy

What is the average Kresge lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kresge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kresge in 1953 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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