Cress Family History

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Cress Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kress.

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


Similar surnames: Crews, Criss, Creps, Crass, Crewse, Crays, Gresh, Ress, Treas, Kress

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Cress Family Origin

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Cress Family Occupations

What did your Cress ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cress family was Farmers Son. Farmer, Cooper and Tanner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cress. The most common Cress occupation in Canada was Farmer. 64% of Cress's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Cooper

    8%
  • Tanner

    8%
  • Farmers Son

    4%

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

Cress Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cress Life Expectancy

What is the average Cress lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cress life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cress in 1945 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cress

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cress 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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