Wessinger Family History

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Wessinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Wessingen near Tübingen.

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

Similar surnames: Hessinger, Essinger, Wissinger, Messinger, Bessinger, Possinger

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Wessinger Family Origin

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Wessinger Family Occupations

What did your Wessinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wessinger family was Laborer. The most common Wessinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Wessinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wessinger.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Wessinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wessinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wessinger 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 365 immigration records available for the last name Wessinger. 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 849 military records available for the last name Wessinger. For the veterans among your Wessinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wessinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Wessinger lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Wessinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Wessinger in 1947 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wessinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wessinger 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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