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Kresin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Lithuania): habitational name for someone from a place called Kresy or a metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Kresye of uncertain origin. It is formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in. German: habitational name from a place called Kresin in Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Krein, Kosin, Kresta, Kress, Kresch, Rein, Rosin, Brewin, Klein

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Where is the Kresin family from?

You can see how Kresin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kresin family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Kresin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Kresin families living in Illinois. This was about 29% of all the recorded Kresin's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kresin families in 1920.
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What did your Kresin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kresin. 35% of Kresin men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Kresin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kresin were Salesman and Servant. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    43%
  • Housework
    29%
  • Servant
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kresin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kresin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 323 immigration records available for the last name Kresin. 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 Cards

There are 401 military records available for the last name Kresin. For the veterans among your Kresin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kresin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kresin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kresin in 1960 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

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