Wessman Family History

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Wessman Name Meaning

German (Wessmann): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Wasmuot (see Wess). This surname is also established in Scandinavia.

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


Similar surnames: Hessman, Westman, Messman, Essman, Ossman, Mossman, Gossman, Kassman

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Wessman Family Origin

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Wessman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Fish Dealer

    17%
  • Machinist

    17%
  • Saloon

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Wessman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Wessman's were Farmers. Farmer, Fish Dealer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wessman. A less common occupation for the Wessman family was Saloon.

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Wessman Historical Records

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Wessman Life Expectancy

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