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Nesson Name Meaning

Irish: probably a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naois (see McNeese).

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


Similar surnames: Neeson, Hewson, Nelson, Neason, Hession, Merson, Kelson, Nilsson

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Nesson Family Origin

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Nesson Family Occupations

What did your Nesson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nesson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Nesson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nesson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nesson.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

Nesson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nesson Life Expectancy

What is the average Nesson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Nesson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Nesson in 1951 was 47, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nesson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nesson 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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