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Classen Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Clasen, Claassen, Clausen, Claussen, Lassen, Classon, Klassen

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Classen Family Origin

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Classen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Retired Merchant

    4%
  • Brick Manufacturer

    2%

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In 1880, the most common Classen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Classen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Retired Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Classen. A less common occupation for the Classen family was Brick Manufacturer.

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Classen Historical Records

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Classen Life Expectancy

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