Cassaro Family History

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Cassaro Name Meaning

(Càssaro) habitational name from Càssaro, a place in Sicily, named from Sicilian càssaru ‘main street’, ‘street leading to the citadel’, from Arabic qa?sr ‘citadel’, ‘castle’, which in turn is derived from Latin castrum ‘Roman walled city’. (Cassàro) occupational name for a maker or seller of crates or boxes.

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


Similar surnames: Castro, Cassano, Massaro, Caesar, Cassino, Cassara, Bassano, Casano

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Cassaro Family Origin

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Cassaro Family Occupations

What did your Cassaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Beauty Parlor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cassaro. 13% of Cassaro men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Cassaro women worked as a Beauty Parlor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cassaro were Truck Driver and Cool Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Tailor
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Beauty Parlor
    8%
  • Dressmaker
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Cool Maker
    4%

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

Cassaro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cassaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cassaro 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 769 immigration records available for the last name Cassaro. 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 Card

There are 294 military records available for the last name Cassaro. For the veterans among your Cassaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cassaro Life Expectancy

What is the average Cassaro lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cassaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cassaro in 1962 was 69, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cassaro

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