Jessen Family History

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Jessen Name Meaning

Danish and North German: patronymic from the North German personal name Jess, a variant of Jens. German: habitational name from any of various places named Jessen, mostly in eastern Germany. German: variant of Jessel.

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

Similar surnames: Jesse, Nessen, Jensen, Jepsen, Jesser, Hessen, Lesser, Essen, Jenssen

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Jessen Family Origin

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Jessen Family Occupations

What did your Jessen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Jessen.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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

Jessen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Jessen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jessen 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Jessen. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Jessen. For the veterans among your Jessen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jessen Life Expectancy

What is the average Jessen lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Jessen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Jessen in 1942 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

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