Jessop Family History

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Jessop Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Jessup.

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


Similar surnames: Jesson, Jessup, Jessee, Jessie, Jepson, Allsop, Reason, Wesson

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Jessop Family Origin

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Jessop Family Occupations

What did your Jessop ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jessop. A less common occupation for the Jessop family was Coal Miner. The most common Jessop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Jessop's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

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

Jessop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jessop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jessop census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Jessop

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jessop. 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 Jessop. For the veterans among your Jessop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jessop Life Expectancy

What is the average Jessop lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Jessop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Jessop in 1948 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jessop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jessop 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 Jessop Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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