Essen Family History

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Essen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Essen, for example in the Ruhr.

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


Similar surnames: Nessen, Jessen, Elsen, Hessen, Esson, Esse, Gassen, Tessin, Olsen

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Essen Family Origin

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Essen Family Occupations

What did your Essen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Essen occupation in Canada was Inspector Inland Rev Spt. 100% of Essen's were Inspector Inland Rev Spts.

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  • Inspector Inland Rev Spt

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Essen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Essen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Essen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Essen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Essen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Essen. For the veterans among your Essen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Essen Life Expectancy

What is the average Essen lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Essen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Essen in 1941 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Essen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Essen 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.

Famous Essen Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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