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Hessem Family History

Hessem Name Meaning

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

294 Historical Documents with Hessem on Ancestry.com
112 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4 Military Records
12 Immigration Records
60 Census and Voter Lists
106 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hessem Families

  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hessem last name
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hessem families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hessem last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hessem census records

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Hessem Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Hessem

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Hessem Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hessem census records

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Military Service by Hessem

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