Sessa Family History

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Sessa Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Sicily): habitational name from Sessa Aurunca in the province of Caserta, or from Sessa Cilento in Salerno.

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


Similar surnames: Sesma, Ressa, Messa, Mossa, Lessa, Rossa, Serra, Mesa, Ossa, Sesto

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Sessa Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sessa name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sessa. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy

    41%

  • England & Wales

    14%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    10%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    7%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

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Sessa Family Origin

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Sessa Family Occupations

What did your Sessa ancestors do for a living?

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

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Sessa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sessa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sessa 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sessa. 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 Sessa. For the veterans among your Sessa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sessa Life Expectancy

What is the average Sessa lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sessa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sessa in 1945 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sessa 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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