Ressler Family History

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Ressler Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living by a slope or drainage channel, from Ress 2 + -(l)er, suffix denoting an inhabitant. variant of Resler. variant of Rössler (see Roessler).

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

Similar surnames: Rossler, Reisler, Roessler, Bessler, Nessler, Resler, Pressler

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Ressler Family Origin

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Ressler Family Occupations

What did your Ressler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ressler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Ressler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ressler. A less common occupation for the Ressler family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Miner


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

Ressler Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ressler ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ressler Life Expectancy

What is the average Ressler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Ressler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ressler in 1944 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ressler 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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