Gressett Family History

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Gressett Name Meaning

Respelling of French Gresset, from a derivative of graisse ‘fat’.

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


Similar surnames: Grissett, Gassett, Dessert, Russett, Bessett, Gressel, Bresett

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Gressett Family Origin

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Gressett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Gressett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Gressett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gressett family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gressett.

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Gressett Historical Records

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Gressett Life Expectancy

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