Jesson Family History

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Jesson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a short form of Jessup, a variant of Joseph.

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


Similar surnames: Jepson, Jessop, Julson, Jessen, Wesson, Beeson, Merson, Hewson, Jess

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Jesson Family Origin

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Jesson Family Occupations

What did your Jesson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jesson family was Druggist Clerk. The most common Jesson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Jesson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jesson.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Boiler Maker

    5%
  • Druggist Clerk

    5%

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

Jesson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jesson Life Expectancy

What is the average Jesson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Jesson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Jesson in 1963 was 71, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jesson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jesson 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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