Hession Family History

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Hession Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOisín ‘descendant of Oisín’, a personal name from a diminutive of os ‘deer’.

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


Similar surnames: Henson, Heslin, Hewson, Hasson, Nesson, Heskin, Husson, Tessin

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Hession Family Origin

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Hession Family Occupations

What did your Hession ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hession. 24% of Hession men worked as a Builders Labourer and 86% of Hession women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hession were Boiler Scaler H W and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    24%
  • General Labourer
    15%
  • General Labourer Tube Wo
    15%
  • Boiler Scaler H W
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Household Duties
    3%

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

Hession Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hession. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hession 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hession. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hession. For the veterans among your Hession ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hession Life Expectancy

What is the average Hession lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hession life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Hession in 1954 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hession

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