Hessler Family History

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Hessler Name Meaning

German (southern and central): topographic name from Middle High German hasel, hesel ‘hazel’, or a habitational name from places called Hesslar, Hessler, or Hässler in Thuringia, Franconia, Westphalia, and Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Hassler, Sessler, Haessler, Hesser, Fessler, Kessler, Wessler

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Hessler Family Origin

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Hessler Family Occupations

What did your Hessler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, potato Merchant Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hessler. 12% of Hessler men worked as a potato Merchant Heavy Worker and 42% of Hessler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hessler were Garment Manufr Government Waterproof Capes and House Duties Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • potato Merchant Heavy Worker
    12%
  • Clothing Manufr
    12%
  • Clothing Manufrs
    12%
  • Garment Manufr Government Waterproof Capes
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    42%
  • Assistant Housekeeper
    9%
  • Copper Glazer
    9%
  • House Duties Retired
    9%

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

Hessler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Hessler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hessler 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 Hessler. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Hessler. For the veterans among your Hessler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hessler Life Expectancy

What is the average Hessler lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hessler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hessler in 1949 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hessler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hessler 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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