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 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nesser. 17% of Nesser men worked as a Laborer and 36% of Nesser women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nesser were Salesman and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Nurse Rn
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nesser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 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.

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Passenger List

There are 371 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 597 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.

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