Kressley Family History

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Kressley Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kressler or Kressle, from a much altered short form of the medieval personal name Erasmus (see Kress 1).

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

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Kressley Family Origin

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Kressley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kressley. The most common Kressley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Kressley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kressley family was Carpenter.

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Kressley Life Expectancy

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