Weckesser Family History

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Weckesser Name Meaning

German: occupational nickname for a baker or a nickname for a man with a large appetite, from Middle High German wecke ‘(wedge-shaped) pastry’ + ezzer ‘eater’.

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


Similar surnames: Wecker, Weisser, Meckfessel, Wechsler, Reusser, Engesser, Wicker

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Weckesser Family Origin

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Weckesser Family Occupations

What did your Weckesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Weckesser occupation in the USA was Varnisher. 21% of Weckesser's were Varnishers. Varnisher, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weckesser. A less common occupation for the Weckesser family was Bookkeeper.

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  • Varnisher

    21%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Bookkeeper

    7%

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

Weckesser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weckesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weckesser 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Weckesser. 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 Weckesser. For the veterans among your Weckesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weckesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Weckesser lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Weckesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Weckesser in 1950 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weckesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weckesser 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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