Hessong Family History

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Hessong Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Hessung, a patronymic derivative of Hess 3.

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

Similar surnames: Hissong, Hessing, Herson, Esson, Hassing, Jessen, Hussong, Lessing

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Hessong Family Origin

Where is the Hessong family from?

Hessong Family Occupations

What did your Hessong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hessong. The most common Hessong occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Hessong's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hessong family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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

Hessong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hessong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hessong 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 30 immigration records available for the last name Hessong. 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 227 military records available for the last name Hessong. For the veterans among your Hessong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hessong Life Expectancy

What is the average Hessong lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hessong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hessong in 1963 was 64, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hessong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hessong 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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