Hessinger Family History

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Hessinger Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Hessingen near Brilon in Westphalia. possibly a variant of Hassinger, from the personal name Hasso (see Hassing).

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


Similar surnames: Messinger, Bessinger, Wessinger, Dissinger, Hassinger, Essinger

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Hessinger Family Origin

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Hessinger Family Occupations

What did your Hessinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hessinger occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 23% of Hessinger's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Hessinger family was Boot & Shoe Dealer. Carpenter, Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hessinger.

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  • Carpenter

    23%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Boot & Shoe Dealer

    4%

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

Hessinger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hessinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Hessinger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hessinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hessinger in 1962 was 70, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hessinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hessinger 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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