Fissel Family History

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Fissel Name Meaning

German: nickname for a womanizer or a slut, from Middle High German visel ‘penis’.

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


Similar surnames: Fessel, Ressel, Distel, Fieser, Fassel, Kessel, Kiesel, Bissen

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Fissel Family Origin

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Fissel Family Occupations

What did your Fissel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fissel family was Farming. The most common Fissel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Fissel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fissel.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Fissel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fissel. 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 Fissel. For the veterans among your Fissel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fissel Life Expectancy

What is the average Fissel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fissel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fissel in 1957 was 66, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fissel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fissel 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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