Kessell Family History

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Kessell Name Meaning

English: variant of Kessel. Altered spelling of German or Dutch Kessel.

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

Similar surnames: Hessell, Kessel, Kissell, Kestel, Kettell, Cassell, Hessel, Wessells

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Kessell Family Origin

Where is the Kessell family from?

Kessell Family Occupations

What did your Kessell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Kessell. 34% of Kessell men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carlon
  • Carpenter
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk

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

Kessell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Kessell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kessell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kessell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kessell. For the veterans among your Kessell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kessell Life Expectancy

What is the average Kessell lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Kessell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kessell in 1941 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kessell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kessell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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