Gesser Family History

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Gesser Name Meaning

South German: variant of Gasser.

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

Similar surnames: Gessner, Gessert, Gessler, Gosser, Gessel, Esser, Lesser, Gesner

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Gesser Family Origin

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Gesser Family Occupations

What did your Gesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Engine Winder(retired) and Household Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gesser. 50% of Gesser men worked as a Colliery Engine Winder(retired)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Engine Winder(retired)
  • General Labourer Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Household Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gesser Historical Records

What Gesser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gesser 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 467 immigration records available for the last name Gesser. 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 332 military records available for the last name Gesser. For the veterans among your Gesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Gesser lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gesser in 1964 was 72, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gesser 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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