Nessen Family History

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Nessen Name Meaning

German and Danish: metronymic from the personal name Agnes (see Agnes 1). German: habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony called Nesse.

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


Similar surnames: Jessen, Essen, Hessen, Neisen, Nesser, Nissen, Kessen, Niesen, Wessel

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Nessen Family Origin

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Nessen Family Occupations

What did your Nessen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Music Racker Ben and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nessen. 50% of Nessen men worked as a Coal Music Racker Ben and 67% of Nessen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nessen were Storekeeper Paper Mill and Barmaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coal Music Racker Ben
    50%
  • Storekeeper Paper Mill
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Barmaid
    34%

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

Nessen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nessen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nessen 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 670 immigration records available for the last name Nessen. 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 391 military records available for the last name Nessen. For the veterans among your Nessen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nessen Life Expectancy

What is the average Nessen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Nessen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Nessen in 1958 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nessen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nessen 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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