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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

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Ressel Family Origin

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Ressel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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

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Ressel Life Expectancy

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