Hessling Family History

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Hessling Name Meaning

habitational name from Hesslingen near Rinteln. variant of Hessing.

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


Similar surnames: Wessling, Herling, Helling, Heling, Wissing, Wendling, Goessling

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Hessling Family Origin

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Hessling Family Occupations

What did your Hessling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hessling family was Cooper. The most common Hessling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Hessling's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hessling.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carver

    7%
  • Cooper

    7%

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

Hessling Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hessling Life Expectancy

What is the average Hessling lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hessling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Hessling in 1950 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hessling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hessling 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.

Famous Hessling Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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