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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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Where is the Cassaro family from?

You can see how Cassaro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cassaro family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Cassaro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Cassaro families living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Cassaro's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Cassaro families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cassaro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cassaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cassaro. 25% of Cassaro men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Cassaro women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cassaro were Salesman and Dressmaker.

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Tailor
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Beauty Parlor
    34%
  • Dressmaker
    34%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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