Wesson Family History

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Wesson Name Meaning

English (Midlands): variant of Weston.

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


Similar surnames: Weston, Jesson, Wasson, Beeson, Session, Wixson, Meason, Jessen

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Wesson Family Origin

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Wesson Family Occupations

What did your Wesson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wesson family was Farm Laborer. The most common Wesson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Wesson's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wesson.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Wesson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wesson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wesson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Wesson Life Expectancy

What is the average Wesson lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Wesson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wesson in 1949 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wesson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wesson 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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