Hessman Family History

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Hessman Name Meaning

nickname or occupational name for a chaser at a hunt, from Middle High German hessen ‘to hunt with hounds’. from a derivative of the personal name Hesso (see Hess 3).

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


Similar surnames: Messman, Hassman, Reisman, Wessman, Helman, Mussman, Herdman

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Hessman Family Origin

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Hessman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Hessman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Hessman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hessman family was Boot & Shoe Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hessman.

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Hessman Historical Records

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Hessman Life Expectancy

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