Wessling Family History

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Wessling Name Meaning

patronymic from the personal name Wessel. habitational name from Wessling near Munich or Wesseling near Cologne, or Wesselink in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Hessling, Welling, Wendling, Wissing, Werling, Tessin, Kissling

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Wessling Family Origin

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Wessling Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Porter In Store

    8%
  • Barkeeper

    4%

In 1880, the most common Wessling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Wessling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wessling family was Barkeeper. Farmer, Laborer and Porter In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wessling.

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Wessling Historical Records

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Wessling Life Expectancy

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