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Schessler Name Meaning

German: variant of Schuessler. North German: probably a habitational name for someone from Schesselberge, a hilly area near Gifhorn (Lower Saxony).

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


Similar surnames: Schoessler, Schuessler, Schissler, Scheler, Schussler, Hessler

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Schessler Family Origin

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Schessler Family Occupations

What did your Schessler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schessler occupation in the USA was Driver. 50% of Schessler's were Drivers. Driver and Tinner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schessler.

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  • Driver

    50%
  • Tinner

    50%

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

Schessler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schessler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schessler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schessler. 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 Schessler. For the veterans among your Schessler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schessler Life Expectancy

What is the average Schessler lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schessler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Schessler in 1958 was 38, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schessler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schessler 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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