Vessell Family History

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Vessell Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of household vessels, from Middle English vessele, from Old French vessell(e) ‘vessell’.

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


Similar surnames: Vassell, Bissell, Mussell, Fussell, Kessel, Tassell, Wassell, Hassell

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Vessell Family Origin

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Vessell Family Occupations

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

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  • At Home

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farming

    17%

In 1880, At Home, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vessell. The most common Vessell occupation in the USA was At Home. 17% of Vessell's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Vessell family was Farming.

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Vessell Historical Records

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Vessell Life Expectancy

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