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Wesselmann Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Wessel in Saxony or from a place named with Middle Low German wessele ‘exchange’, ‘trade’. from a pet form of the personal name Werner, which in the forms Wessela and Wessle is also recorded as a female and a Jewish personal name in th Middle Ages.

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


Similar surnames: Wesselman, Kesselman, Westermann, Esselman, Wesemann, Wasserman

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Wesselmann Family Origin

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Wesselmann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Franciscan Sisters

    17%
  • Furniture Manufac.

    17%
  • Huckster

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wesselmann family was Huckster. The most common Wesselmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Wesselmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Franciscan Sisters and Furniture Manufac. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wesselmann.

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Wesselmann Life Expectancy

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