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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

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Merchant

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jessen. The most common Jessen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Jessen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jessen family was Merchant.

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Jessen Historical Records

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Jessen Life Expectancy

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