Jesser Family History

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Jesser Name Meaning

East German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Jessen, which derives from Czech jes(en) ‘ash tree’.

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

Similar surnames: Jesse, Lesser, Jessel, Jessen, Besser, Nesser, Messer, Peiser, Nasser

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Jesser Family Origin

Where is the Jesser family from?

Jesser Family Occupations

What did your Jesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Of England Clerk Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jesser. 13% of Jesser men worked as a Bank Of England Clerk Retired and 58% of Jesser women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jesser were General Labourer and Shopassistant (general) Retir

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Of England Clerk Retired
  • Cable Machine Driver
  • Carpenter joiner
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Shopassistant (general) Retir

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

Jesser Historical Records

What Jesser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Jesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jesser 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 686 immigration records available for the last name Jesser. 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 800 military records available for the last name Jesser. For the veterans among your Jesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Jesser lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Jesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Jesser in 1952 was 44, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jesser 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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