Cresswell Family History

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Cresswell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Creswell.

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

Similar surnames: Crosswell, Creswell, Criswell, Pressnell, Chriswell, Lasswell

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Cresswell Family Origin

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Cresswell Family Occupations

What did your Cresswell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cresswell family was Gentleman. Bank Assistant, Dress Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cresswell. The most common Cresswell occupation in Canada was Bank Assistant. 25% of Cresswell's were Bank Assistants.

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  • Bank Assistant

  • Dress Maker

  • Farmer

  • Gentleman


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

Cresswell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Cresswell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cresswell 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Cresswell. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Cresswell. For the veterans among your Cresswell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cresswell Life Expectancy

What is the average Cresswell lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cresswell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cresswell in 1948 was 43, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cresswell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cresswell 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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