Dress Name Meaning

German: of uncertain derivation; possibly from a short form of the Germanic personal name Thrasolt, composed with a stem meaning ‘to fight’, or alternatively from the personal name Andreas.

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


Similar surnames: Drass, Tress, Drews, Drees, Ress, Kress, Gress, Gess, Dies, Drewes

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Dress Family Origin

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Dress Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dress. A less common occupation for the Dress family was Carpenter. The most common Dress occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Dress's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Dress | Data not to scale

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Dress Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Dress life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dress in 1954 was 70, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dress

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