Vessel Family History

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Vessel Name Meaning

Variant of Slovenian Vesel or Czech Vesely. Variant of English Vessell.

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


Similar surnames: Vesel, Hessel, Kessel, Jessel, Vessell, Vassel, Vensel, Vessels

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Vessel Family Origin

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Vessel Family Occupations

What did your Vessel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vessel. A less common occupation for the Vessel family was Carpenter. The most common Vessel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Vessel's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Brewer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Vessel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vessel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vessel 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 Vessel

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Vessel. 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 Vessel. For the veterans among your Vessel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vessel Life Expectancy

What is the average Vessel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Vessel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Vessel in 1960 was 51, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vessel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vessel 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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