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Aas Family History

Aas Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish (Ås): topographic name from ås ‘ridge’, or, in Norway, a common habitational name from any of the numerous farmsteads named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Aase, Oas, Kaas, Naas, Sas, Bas, Waas, Laas, Alas, Ras

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Where is the Aas family from?

You can see how Aas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Aas families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Aas family living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Aas's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Aas families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aas. 43% of Aas men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Aas women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aas were Laborer and Seamstress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Farm Laborer
    21%
  • Carpenter
    13%
  • Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    34%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Servant
    23%
  • Seamstress
    23%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Aas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Aas. For the veterans among your Aas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aas lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Aas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Aas in 1958 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

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