Schiesser Family History

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Schiesser Name Meaning

nickname for a hunter or shooting enthusiast, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schiezzen ‘to shoot’. topographic name from a dialect word meaning ‘pointed nook’.

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

Similar surnames: Schuessler, Schieber, Schmeisser, Schloesser, Schwemmer, Schlesser

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Schiesser Family Origin

Where is the Schiesser family from?

Schiesser Family Occupations

What did your Schiesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schiesser family was Minister. Farm Laborer, Block Cutter and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schiesser. The most common Schiesser occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Schiesser's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Block Cutter

  • Butcher

  • Minister


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

Schiesser Historical Records

What Schiesser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schiesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schiesser 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 622 immigration records available for the last name Schiesser. 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 Schiesser. For the veterans among your Schiesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schiesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Schiesser lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schiesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Schiesser in 1958 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schiesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schiesser 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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