Hessel Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Hessel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Hermann. Swedish: variant of Hassel. English: variant of Hazel. Dutch: from a derivative of a Germanic personal name, either from a compound name formed with hadu ‘strife’ as the first element, or from a derivative of Hermann (see Herman) or Hendrik (see Henry 1).

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


Similar surnames: Hassel, Ressel, Wessel, Kessel, Hensel, Jessel, Hessell, Heusel

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hessel Family Origin

Where is the Hessel family from?

SHOW MORE

Hessel Family Occupations

What did your Hessel ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    24%
  • Brush Maker

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Hessel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Hessel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hessel family was Farming. Farmer, Brush Maker and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hessel.

Source: Census data for Hessel | Data not to scale

Hessel Historical Records

What Hessel family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hessel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hessel

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Hessel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hessel lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hessel 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Hessel Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Look up another name