Fessler Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Fessler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cooper, Middle High German vezzeler, an agent derivative of faz ‘barrel’, ‘keg’. Swiss German: nickname for a complainer, probably from Middle High German vassen ‘to enquire’, ‘to investigate’.

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


Similar surnames: Kessler, Fassler, Tessler, Fossler, Fendler, Kissler, Hessler

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Fessler Family Origin

Where is the Fessler family from?

Fessler Family Occupations

What did your Fessler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fessler family was Keeping House. The most common Fessler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Fessler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fessler.

View Census data for Fessler | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Fessler Historical Records

What Fessler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fessler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fessler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Fessler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fessler. 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.

View all Fessler immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fessler. For the veterans among your Fessler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Fessler military records

You've only scratched the surface of Fessler family history.

Fessler Life Expectancy

What is the average Fessler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Fessler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fessler in 1946 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fessler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fessler 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.

Famous Fessler Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Look up another name