Cassin Family History

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Cassin Name Meaning

French: diminutive of Casse, a topographic name denoting someone who lived by an oak tree or in an oak wood, from Old French casse ‘oak (tree)’.

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

Similar surnames: Tassin, Cassino, Cassis, Maslin, Cousin, Jasmin, Hasson, Bassin

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Cassin Family Origin

Where is the Cassin family from?

Cassin Family Occupations

What did your Cassin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cassin family was Cultivateur. The most common Cassin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 62% of Cassin's were Farmers. Farmer, S. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cassin.

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  • Farmer

  • S. Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cultivateur


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

Cassin Historical Records

What Cassin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Cassin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cassin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cassin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cassin. For the veterans among your Cassin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cassin Life Expectancy

What is the average Cassin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cassin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Cassin in 1962 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cassin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cassin 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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