Nesser Family History

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Nesser Name Meaning

German: possibly a habitational name, a variant of Ness. Altered spelling of German Nösser, an occupational name for a trader in livestock, from an agent derivative of Middle High German noz ‘domestic animals’, ‘cattle’.

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


Similar surnames: Nester, Messer, Lesser, Tesser, Besser, Nusser, Esser, Neuser, Neeser

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Nesser Family Origin

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Nesser Family Occupations

What did your Nesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Day Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nesser. The most common Nesser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Nesser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nesser family was Keeping Saloon.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Day Labor

    7%
  • Keeping Saloon

    7%

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

Nesser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nesser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Nesser

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Nesser. 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 Nesser. For the veterans among your Nesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Nesser lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Nesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Nesser in 1954 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nesser 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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