History of your Surname
Get access to Hssett family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Hssett Family History

Hssett Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hassett, Russett, Swett, Huett, Hogsett, Gassett, Bassett, Hett

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Hssett family from?

You can see how Hssett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hssett family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Hssett families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Hssett's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hssett families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hssett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hssett ancestors do for a living?

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

What Hssett family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 14 census records available for the last name Hssett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hssett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Hssett

Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hssett. 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.

View all Hssett immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 1 military records available for the last name Hssett. For the veterans among your Hssett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hssett military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hssett family history

Discover More

What is the average Hssett lifespan?

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Hssett family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Hssett last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial