Jessie Family History

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Jessie Name Meaning

English: presumably a variant spelling of Jessey, which, as Reaney suggests, may be a metonymic occupational name for a maker of jesses for hawks, Middle English jesse.

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

Similar surnames: Jesse, Jessee, Busse, Essig, Jessup, Esser, Leslie, Jess, Jessop

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Jessie Family Origin

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Jessie Family Occupations

What did your Jessie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jessie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Jessie's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jessie. A less common occupation for the Jessie family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Jessie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Jessie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jessie 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Jessie. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Jessie. For the veterans among your Jessie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jessie Life Expectancy

What is the average Jessie lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Jessie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Jessie in 1952 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jessie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jessie 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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