Kesel Family History

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Kesel Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone living on gravelly land. Compare German Kiesel.

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


Similar surnames: Kiesel, Kessel, Keser, Kusel, Kosel, Keel, Kestel, Keyser, Kisiel

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Kesel Family Origin

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Kesel Family Occupations

What did your Kesel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kesel family was Bakery. The most common Kesel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kesel's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Artist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kesel.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Cigar Maker

    17%
  • Artist

    8%
  • Bakery

    8%

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

Kesel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kesel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kesel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kesel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kesel in 1962 was 66, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kesel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kesel 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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