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Nessler Name Meaning

variant of Nestler. topographic name from in den Nesseln ‘in the nettles’ (see Nessel). occupational name for a weaver of cotton fabric, from an agent derivative of Nessel ‘cotton’.

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


Similar surnames: Tessler, Nesser, Kessler, Fessler, Bessler, Sessler, Hessler, Kissler

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Nessler Family Origin

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Nessler Family Occupations

What did your Nessler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nessler family was House Painter. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nessler. The most common Nessler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Nessler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%
  • House Painter

    5%

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

Nessler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nessler Life Expectancy

What is the average Nessler lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Nessler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nessler in 1960 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nessler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nessler 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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