Cass Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Cass, a short form of Cassandra. This was the name (of uncertain, possibly non-Greek, origin) of an ill-fated Trojan prophetess of classical legend, condemned to foretell the future but never be believed; her story was well known and widely popular in medieval England.

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


Similar surnames: Pass, Class, Bass, Mass, Caso, Casa, Kass, Wass, Hass, Vass

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Cass Family Origin

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Cass Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farmer Son

    6%
  • Fisherman

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cass. The most common Cass occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Cass's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cass family was Fisherman.

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Cass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Cass in 1940 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cass

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