Resser Family History

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Resser Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Riesser (see Rieser 3) or Rasser, a nickname from Middle High German rassen ‘to make an angry noise’, ‘to rage’.

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

Similar surnames: Reiser, Nesser, Ressel, Reusser, Rester, Reser, Reeser, Esser, Messer

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Resser Family Origin

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Resser Family Occupations

What did your Resser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Resser. 13% of Resser men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Resser women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Resser were Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Housewife

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

Resser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Resser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Resser 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Resser. 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 376 military records available for the last name Resser. For the veterans among your Resser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Resser Life Expectancy

What is the average Resser lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Resser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Resser in 1952 was 71, and 91 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Resser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Resser 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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