Hessell Family History

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Hessell Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Hazel. variant spelling of German Hessel.

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

Similar surnames: Hessel, Kessell, Wessell, Cassell, Gessel, Jessel, Fussell, Russell

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Hessell Family Origin

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Hessell Family Occupations

What did your Hessell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Salesman and Music Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hessell. 60% of Hessell men worked as a Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Salesman
  • Druggist
  • Relaik Store

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Music Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hessell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hessell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hessell 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 404 immigration records available for the last name Hessell. 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 395 military records available for the last name Hessell. For the veterans among your Hessell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hessell Life Expectancy

What is the average Hessell lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Hessell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Hessell in 1967 was 62, and 38 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hessell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hessell 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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