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Kesselman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a coppersmith or maker of copper cooking vessels, from German Kessel ‘kettle’, ‘cauldron’ + the agent suffix -man(n). German (Kesselmann): habitational name from any of several places named Kessel in Bavaria, Rhineland, Pomerania, or Silesia (see Kessel).

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


Similar surnames: Wesselman, Kesselring, Kasselman, Wesselmann, Kelman, Esselman

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Kesselman Family Origin

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Kesselman Family Occupations

What did your Kesselman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kesselman occupation in the USA was Machinist. 100% of Kesselman's were Machinists.

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  • Machinist

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Kesselman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kesselman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kesselman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kesselman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kesselman in 1962 was 77, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kesselman 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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