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Hessell Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Hazel. variant spelling of German Hessel.

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


Similar surnames: Hessel, Kessell, Wessell, Cassell, Gessel, Jessel, Fussell, Russell

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Hessell Family Origin

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Hessell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Confectioner

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Shoemaker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hessell. The most common Hessell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hessell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hessell family was Confectioner.

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Hessell Historical Records

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Hessell Life Expectancy

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Famous Hessell Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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