Gressel Family History

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Gressel Name Meaning

diminutive of Gress 1. nickname for a big person, from a variant of grössl, a diminutive of gross ‘big’. variant of Grässel (see Grassel). variant of the personal name Erasmus, Latinized form of Greek Erasmos, a derivative of eran ‘to love’. St. Erasmus (died 303) was a bishop of Formiae in Campania, martyred under Diocletian; he is numbered among the Fourteen Holy Helpers and is a patron of sailors.

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


Similar surnames: Ressel, Dressel, Grosser, Grassel, Kresse, Gessel, Brassel, Rassel

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Gressel Family Origin

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Gressel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping Hotel

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Miller

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gressel family was Miller. The most common Gressel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Gressel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping Hotel and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gressel.

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Gressel Historical Records

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Gressel Life Expectancy

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