Quessy Family History

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Quessy Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Cressy, Guess, Suess, Stuessy, Ruess, Fuess, Hussey, Ness, Buss, Russ

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Quessy Family Origin

Where is the Quessy family from?

Quessy Family Occupations

What did your Quessy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Quessy occupation in the USA was Silver Plater. 50% of Quessy's were Silver Platers. Silver Plater and Works In File Shop were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Quessy.

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  • Silver Plater

  • Works In File Shop


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

Quessy Historical Records

What Quessy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Quessy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quessy 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 Quessy

Passenger List

There are 84 immigration records available for the last name Quessy. 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 29 military records available for the last name Quessy. For the veterans among your Quessy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quessy Life Expectancy

What is the average Quessy lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1995, in the United States, Quessy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Quessy in 1970 was 78, and 93 in 1995.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quessy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quessy 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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