Esser Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a wheelwright or cartmaker, from Middle Low German asse ‘axle’ + the agent suffix -er. German: variant of Essner. English: perhaps a variant of Asser, itself a variant of Asher.

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


Similar surnames: Esler, Messer, Tesser, Nesser, Esper, Lesser, Ester, Besser, Hesser

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Esser Family Origin

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Esser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Brewer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esser. A less common occupation for the Esser family was Brewer. The most common Esser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Esser's were Farmers.

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Esser Historical Records

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Esser Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Esser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Esser in 1951 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esser

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