Jessie Family History

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Jessie Name Meaning

English: presumably a variant spelling of Jessey, which, as Reaney suggests, may be a metonymic occupational name for a maker of jesses for hawks, Middle English jesse.

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

Similar surnames: Jesse, Jessee, Busse, Essig, Jessup, Esser, Leslie, Jess, Jessop

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Jessie Family Origin

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Jessie Family Occupations

What did your Jessie ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, repaires and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jessie. 10% of Jessie men worked as a repaires and 47% of Jessie women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jessie were Erector Of Portable Heavy Worker and Bakelite Moulder

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • repaires
  • Bricklayer Labourer
  • Bulk Salesman
  • Erector Of Portable Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Actress
  • Bakelite Moulder

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

Jessie Historical Records

What Jessie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Jessie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jessie 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 Jessie. 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 Jessie. For the veterans among your Jessie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jessie Life Expectancy

What is the average Jessie lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Jessie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Jessie in 1952 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jessie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jessie 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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