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Kessen Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Cessán, a byform of Cessóg, a personal name of unknown origin, borne by a 6th-century bishop and martyr. Dutch and German: from a pet form of the personal name Christian.

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


Similar surnames: Kesten, Kessel, Jessen, Nessen, Tessin, Hessen, Ebsen, Nissen, Jepsen

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Kessen Family Origin

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Kessen Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

In 1880, Cabinet Maker, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kessen. A less common occupation for the Kessen family was Farmer. The most common Kessen occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 17% of Kessen's were Cabinet Makers.

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Kessen Life Expectancy

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