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Wessell Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Wessel.

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


Similar surnames: Wessels, Wessel, Kessell, Hessell, Wessells, Whetsell, Russell

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Wessell Family Origin

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Wessell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wessell family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wessell. The most common Wessell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Wessell's were Farmers.

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Wessell Historical Records

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Wessell Life Expectancy

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