Resor Family History

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Resor Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of German Rasor or Reser.

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

Similar surnames: Recor, Reser, Reesor, Rasor, Reason, Tysor, Raisor, Kisor, Reagor

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Resor Family Origin

Where is the Resor family from?

Resor Family Occupations

What did your Resor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Resor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Resor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Resor family was Com Labor. Farmer, B. Smith and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Resor.

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  • Farmer

  • B. Smith

  • Bookkeeper

  • Com Labor


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

Resor Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Resor Life Expectancy

What is the average Resor lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Resor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Resor in 1944 was 39, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Resor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Resor 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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