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Hessey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hessay in York, named from Old English hæsel ‘hazel(tree)’ + s? ‘marshland’ or eg ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Hesley, Hussey, Vessey, Cossey, Fossey, Hensley, Hessen, Wesley

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Hessey Family Origin

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Hessey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Oil Producer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Dress Maker

    10%

In 1881, Farmer, Oil Producer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hessey. A less common occupation for the Hessey family was Dress Maker. The most common Hessey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Hessey's were Farmers.

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Hessey Historical Records

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Hessey Life Expectancy

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