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Nessen Name Meaning

German and Danish: metronymic from the personal name Agnes (see Agnes 1). German: habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony called Nesse.

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


Similar surnames: Jessen, Essen, Hessen, Neisen, Nesser, Nissen, Kessen, Niesen, Wessel

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Nessen Family Origin

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Nessen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Grocer

    8%

In 1880, the most common Nessen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Nessen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nessen family was Grocer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nessen.

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Nessen Historical Records

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Nessen Life Expectancy

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