Kessenich Family History

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Kessenich Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Kessenich near Bonn.

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


Similar surnames: Eisenach, Lengerich, Sensenig, Hessen, Kessel, Kesten, Kassen, Nessen

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Kessenich Family Origin

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Kessenich Family Occupations

What did your Kessenich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kessenich. The most common Kessenich occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Kessenich's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Kessenich family was Waiter.

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Waiter

    25%

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

Kessenich Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kessenich Life Expectancy

What is the average Kessenich lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kessenich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kessenich in 1961 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kessenich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kessenich 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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