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Gresens Name Meaning

Dutch and German: patronymic from a vernacular form of Latin Gratianus, a derivative of Gratius, itself a derivative of gratus ‘pleasing’, ‘lovely’. St. Gratian (died c. 337) was a disciple of St. Denis of Paris; he became the first bishop of Tours. German: variant spelling of Gresenz, from the medieval personal name Crescentius (Latin crescens ‘growing’).

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


Similar surnames: Greven, Dresen, Green, Remes, Drewes, Neuens, Sens, Geen, Gress, Rees

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Gresens Family Origin

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Gresens Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Gresens occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Gresens's were Laborers.

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