Dressel Family History

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Dressel Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Andreas. variant of Dress and of Dresel 3. occupational name for a turner, from Middle High German drehsel.

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

Similar surnames: Dresel, Ressel, Dresser, Tressel, Gressel, Hessel, Kessel, Rassel

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Dressel Family Origin

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Dressel Family Occupations

What did your Dressel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dressel family was Tanner. Clerk and Engineer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dressel. The most common Dressel occupation in Canada was Clerk. 33% of Dressel's were Clerks.

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  • Clerk

  • Engineer

  • Tanner


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

Dressel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Dressel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dressel 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dressel. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Dressel. For the veterans among your Dressel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dressel Life Expectancy

What is the average Dressel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Dressel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dressel in 1947 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dressel 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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