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Nessel Name Meaning

German: nickname for a waspish person, from Middle High German nezzel ‘nettle’. Dutch: variant of Nestel.

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


Similar surnames: Nestel, Kessel, Ressel, Nesser, Fessel, Hessel, Wessel, Lesser

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Nessel Family Origin

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Nessel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nessel. The most common Nessel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Nessel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nessel family was Keeping House.

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Nessel Historical Records

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Nessel Life Expectancy

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