Kessler Family History

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Kessler Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a maker of copper cooking vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kezzel ‘kettle’, ‘cauldron’, Middle Dutch ketel, modern German Kessel.

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


Similar surnames: Fessler, Keisler, Kissler, Tessler, Kensler, Sessler, Wessler

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Kessler Family Origin

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Kessler Family Occupations

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  • Corn Miller Labourer

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%
  • Musician

    25%
  • Teacher Of Languages

    25%

In 1881, the most common Kessler occupation in the UK was Corn Miller Labourer. 25% of Kessler's were Corn Miller Labourers. Corn Miller Labourer, Merchant and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kessler. A less common occupation for the Kessler family was Teacher Of Languages.

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Kessler Historical Records

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Kessler Life Expectancy

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