Clasen Family History

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Clasen Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Claas (see Claassen).

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


Similar surnames: Classen, Clausen, Claassen, Klasen, Clayson, Larsen, Cleven, Claman

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Clasen Family Origin

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Clasen Family Occupations

What did your Clasen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clasen. The most common Clasen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Clasen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clasen family was Beer Bottler.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Beer Bottler

    4%

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

Clasen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clasen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clasen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Clasen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Clasen. For the veterans among your Clasen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clasen Life Expectancy

What is the average Clasen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Clasen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Clasen in 1951 was 53, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clasen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clasen 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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