Flessner Family History

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Flessner Name Meaning

North German: variant of Fleissner, or of Flechsner, an occupational name for a flax grower or seller, from an agent derivative of Middle High German vlahs ‘flax’.

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

Similar surnames: Plessner, Lesser, Gessner, Fessler, Messner, Fleissner, Weisner

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Flessner Family Origin

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Flessner Family Occupations

What did your Flessner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Flessner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 88% of Flessner's were Farmers. Farmer and Dealing In Lumber were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Flessner.

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  • Farmer

  • Dealing In Lumber


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Flessner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Flessner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flessner 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 322 immigration records available for the last name Flessner. 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 318 military records available for the last name Flessner. For the veterans among your Flessner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flessner Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Flessner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Flessner in 1962 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flessner

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