Bessler Family History

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Bessler Name Meaning

variant of Besler. occupational name for someone who does odd jobs or a tinkerer, hobby worker (modern German Bastler), of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Beisler, Tessler, Besler, Baessler, Kessler, Sessler, Ressler

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Bessler Family Origin

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Bessler Family Occupations

What did your Bessler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bessler. The most common Bessler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Bessler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bessler family was Architect.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Agent

    3%
  • Architect

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Bessler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bessler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bessler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bessler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Bessler. For the veterans among your Bessler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bessler Life Expectancy

What is the average Bessler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bessler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bessler in 1954 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bessler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bessler 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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