Sessler Family History

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Sessler Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from a place called Sessel in Bavaria. Occupational name for a chair maker, from Middle High German sezzel ‘chair’.

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

Similar surnames: Hessler, Kessler, Fessler, Tessler, Bessler, Wessler, Messler

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Sessler Family Origin

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Sessler Family Occupations

What did your Sessler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Basket Maker and Cle... were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sessler. The most common Sessler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Sessler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sessler family was Grainery.

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  • Farmer

  • Basket Maker

  • Cle...

  • Grainery


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sessler ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sessler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sessler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sesslercensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sessler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sessler. For the veterans among your Sessler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sessler Life Expectancy

What is the average Sessler lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Sessler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sessler in 1941 was 35, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sessler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sessler 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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