Desser Family History

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Desser Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Dessau in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Besser, Messer, Tesser, Genser, Nesser, Jesser, Lesser, Wasser

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Desser Family Origin

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Desser Family Occupations

What did your Desser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Desser family was Wholesale Clothing. The most common Desser occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Desser's were Laborers. Laborer, Shoe Maker and Umbrella Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desser.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Shoe Maker

    25%
  • Umbrella Maker

    25%
  • Wholesale Clothing

    25%

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

Desser Historical Records

What Desser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Desser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Desser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Desser

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Desser. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Desser. For the veterans among your Desser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Desser Life Expectancy

What is the average Desser lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Desser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Desser in 1963 was 74, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Desser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Desser 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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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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