Kesselring Family History

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Kesselring Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker of copper cooking vessels, from Middle High German kezzel ‘kettle’, ‘cauldron’ + rinc ‘ring’.

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


Similar surnames: Kesselman, Kessel, Leisenring, Ketterling, Messing, Hasselbring

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Kesselring Family Origin

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Kesselring Family Occupations

What did your Kesselring ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kesselring occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Kesselring's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kesselring. A less common occupation for the Kesselring family was Basket Maker.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Cooper

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Basket Maker

    5%

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

Kesselring Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kesselring Life Expectancy

What is the average Kesselring lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kesselring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kesselring in 1948 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kesselring

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kesselring 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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