Essner Family History

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Essner Name Meaning

German: probably a reduced form of Essener, a habitational name for someone from a place named Essen, of which there are several in northern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Elsner, Wessner, Lessner, Meissner, Lesser, Essler, Easter, Rasner

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Essner Family Origin

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Essner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Oil Well Tool Dresser

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Essner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Essner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Essner. A less common occupation for the Essner family was Oil Well Tool Dresser.

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Essner Historical Records

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Essner Life Expectancy

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