Hesse Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Hess.

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

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Hesse Family Origin

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Hesse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Grocer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hesse. The most common Hesse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Hesse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hesse family was Grocer.

Source: Census data for Hesse | Data not to scale

Hesse Historical Records

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Hesse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Hesse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hesse in 1944 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hesse

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