Gessler Family History

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Gessler Name Meaning

South German: variant spelling of Gässler (see Gassler).

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


Similar surnames: Gesser, Gensler, Gussler, Geissler, Gressler, Gessner, Bessler

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Gessler Family Origin

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Gessler Family Occupations

What did your Gessler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gessler family was Keeping House. The most common Gessler occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Gessler's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gessler.

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Gessler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gessler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gessler 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 Gessler. 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 Gessler. For the veterans among your Gessler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gessler Life Expectancy

What is the average Gessler lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Gessler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gessler in 1941 was 41, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gessler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gessler 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.

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