Hesselink Family History

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Hesselink Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Hessel 4.

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


Similar surnames: Hamelink, Hessing, Huenink, Hessell, Wessling, Asselin, Hessel

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Hesselink Family Origin

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Hesselink Family Occupations

What did your Hesselink ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hesselink family was Works In Tannery. The most common Hesselink occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hesselink's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hesselink.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Retail Grocer

    17%
  • Works In Tannery

    17%

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

Hesselink Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hesselink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hesselink 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 Hesselink. 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 Hesselink. For the veterans among your Hesselink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hesselink Life Expectancy

What is the average Hesselink lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Hesselink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hesselink in 1964 was 86, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hesselink

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hesselink 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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