Hesser Family History

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Hesser Name Meaning

nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German hessen ‘to hound’. regional name for a person from Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Messer, Besser, Nesser, Lesser, Hessler, Heiser, Hessen, Tesser

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Hesser Family Origin

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Hesser Family Occupations

What did your Hesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Broker and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hesser. 34% of Hesser men worked as a Broker and 50% of Hesser women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hesser were Repass Man and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Broker
    34%
  • Lumber Clerk
    34%
  • Repass Man
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%

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

Hesser Historical Records

What Hesser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hesser 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 Hesser. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hesser. For the veterans among your Hesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Hesser lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hesser in 1955 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hesser 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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