Essig Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of wine vinegar, from Middle High German ezzich ‘vinegar’.

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


Similar surnames: Messing, Jessie, Esser, Hassig, Reissig, Haessig, Muessig, Laessig

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Essig Family Origin

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Essig Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Essig family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Essig. The most common Essig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Essig's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Essig Historical Records

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Essig Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Essig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Essig in 1953 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

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