Fessler Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Fessler Family Origin

Where is the Fessler family from?

SHOW MORE

Fessler Family Occupations

What did your Fessler ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fessler. A less common occupation for the Fessler family was Keeping House. The most common Fessler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Fessler's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Fessler | Data not to scale

Fessler Historical Records

What Fessler family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Fessler ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Fessler

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Fessler Life Expectancy

What is the average Fessler lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fessler 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Fessler Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name