Esse Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named with Old Norse æsin ‘hill’ + vin ‘meadow’. German: unexplained. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Espe, Jesse, Essex, Fosse, Else, Ess, Essen, Esser, Kessel, Hessey

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Esse Family Origin

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Esse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Cooper

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Esse family was Cooper. The most common Esse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Esse's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esse.

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Esse Historical Records

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Esse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Esse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Esse in 1961 was 44, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esse

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