Gresh Family History

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Gresh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gresch, from a short form of Gregor.

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

Similar surnames: Gress, Grosh, Fresh, Greth, Grush, Resh, Grech, Gess, Brash, Ress

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Gresh Family Origin

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Gresh Family Occupations

What did your Gresh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gresh. A less common occupation for the Gresh family was Keeping House. The most common Gresh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gresh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Gresh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gresh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gresh 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 270 immigration records available for the last name Gresh. 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 Gresh. For the veterans among your Gresh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gresh Life Expectancy

What is the average Gresh lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gresh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gresh in 1955 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gresh 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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