Shesser Family History

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Shesser Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hesser, Chesser, Messer, Tesser, Chester, Hessel, Presser, Lesser

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Shesser Family Origin

Where is the Shesser family from?

Shesser Family Occupations

What did your Shesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shesser occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Shesser's were Laborers. Laborer and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shesser.

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  • Laborer

  • Miner


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

Shesser Historical Records

What Shesser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 628 census records available for the last name Shesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shesser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shesser

Passenger List

There are 59 immigration records available for the last name Shesser. 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 32 military records available for the last name Shesser. For the veterans among your Shesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Shesser lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Shesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shesser in 1968 was 81, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shesser 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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