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Fessel Name Meaning

variant spelling of Fassel. perhaps occupational name for a maker of leather straps, from Middle High German vezzel ‘shackle’, ‘strap’.

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

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Fessel Family Origin

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Fessel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Drug Store

    10%
  • Farming

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fessel family was Farming. The most common Fessel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Fessel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Drug Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fessel.

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Fessel Life Expectancy

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