Hessey Family History

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Hessey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hessay in York, named from Old English hæsel ‘hazel(tree)’ + s? ‘marshland’ or eg ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Hesley, Hussey, Vessey, Cossey, Fossey, Hensley, Hessen, Wesley

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Hessey Family Origin

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Hessey Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Coachman

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hessey family was Coachman. The most common Hessey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Hessey's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hessey.

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Hessey Historical Records

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Hessey Life Expectancy

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