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Kesselman Family History

Kesselman Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a coppersmith or maker of copper cooking vessels, from German Kessel ‘kettle’, ‘cauldron’ + the agent suffix -man(n).German (Kesselmann): habitational name from any of several places named Kessel in Bavaria, Rhineland, Pomerania, or Silesia (see Kessel).

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

7,540 Historical Documents with Kesselman on Ancestry.com
2,589 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
333 Military Records
1,239 Immigration Records
2,211 Census and Voter Lists
1,168 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kesselman Families

  • Number of Kesselman families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kesselman Family Origin

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Kesselman Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kesselman

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Kesselman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kesselman census records

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Military Service by Kesselman

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