Wessner Family History

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Wessner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of several places named Wessen.

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


Similar surnames: Lessner, Essner, Wisner, Lesner, Leisner, Welser, Wessler, Gessner

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Wessner Family Origin

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Wessner Family Occupations

What did your Wessner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Wessner. 60% of Wessner men worked as a Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    60%
  • Farmer
    40%

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

Wessner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wessner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wessner 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 521 immigration records available for the last name Wessner. 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 957 military records available for the last name Wessner. For the veterans among your Wessner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wessner Life Expectancy

What is the average Wessner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Wessner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wessner in 1957 was 26, and 85 in 2004.

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