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Ressel Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German rössel, diminutive of ros ‘charger’, ‘draft horse’. topographic name from Low German ressel ‘bitterling’, ‘fleabane’, ‘watercress’. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with rat ‘counsel’, ‘advice’.

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


Similar surnames: Roessel, Rassel, Hessel, Kessel, Dressel, Wessel, Nessel, Resser

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Ressel Family Origin

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Ressel Family Occupations

What did your Ressel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ressel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Ressel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ressel family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ressel.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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Ressel Historical Records

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Ressel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ressel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, Ressel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ressel in 1962 was 74, and 75 in 2004.

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