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Dessauer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Dessau in Sachsen-Anhalt or Dessow in Brandenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Desser, Sexauer, Wesseler, Hemauer, Essner, Lesser, Rosauer, Reinauer

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Dessauer Family Origin

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Dessauer Family Occupations

What did your Dessauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dessauer occupation in the USA was Merchant. 33% of Dessauer's were Merchants. Merchant, Clerk In Store and Clothing Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dessauer. A less common occupation for the Dessauer family was Foreman Of Tobacco Factory.

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  • Merchant

    33%
  • Clerk In Store

    17%
  • Clothing Merchant

    17%
  • Foreman Of Tobacco Factory

    17%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Dessauer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dessauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Dessauer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dessauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Dessauer in 1957 was 69, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dessauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dessauer 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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