Wesselman Family History

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Wesselman Name Meaning

elaborated form of Wessel. habitational name for someone from Wessel in Westphalia or Wesseln near Hildesheim. occupational name for a money changer, from Middle Low German wessele ‘trade’, ‘exchange’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Wesselmann, Kesselman, Esselman, Besselman, Musselman, Hasselman

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Wesselman Family Origin

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Wesselman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Huckster

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wesselman family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wesselman. The most common Wesselman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Wesselman's were Farmers.

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Wesselman Historical Records

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Wesselman Life Expectancy

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