Fessler Family History

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Fessler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cooper, Middle High German vezzeler, an agent derivative of faz ‘barrel’, ‘keg’. Swiss German: nickname for a complainer, probably from Middle High German vassen ‘to enquire’, ‘to investigate’.

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

Similar surnames: Kessler, Fassler, Tessler, Fossler, Fendler, Kissler, Hessler

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Fessler Family Origin

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Fessler Family Occupations

What did your Fessler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Fessler.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Fessler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Fessler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fessler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fessler. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Fessler. For the veterans among your Fessler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fessler Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Fessler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fessler in 1946 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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