Nellessen Family History

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Nellessen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Nelis, a short form of Cornelis (see Cornelius).

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


Similar surnames: Nelles, Tellefsen, Tennessen, Ellefsen, Ellen, Nelsen, Driessen

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Nellessen Family Origin

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Nellessen Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Nellessen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Nellessen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Nellessen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nellessen Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Nellessen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nellessen in 1946 was 42, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nellessen 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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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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