Fass Family History

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Fass Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German faz, German Fass ‘cask’, ‘keg’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of casks and kegs, or a nickname for someone as rotund as a barrel. German: variant of Fasse, Faas.

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

Similar surnames: Wass, Gass, Bass, Hass, Pass, Vass, Nass, Fash, Fuss, Mass

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Fass Family Origin

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Fass Family Occupations

What did your Fass ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fass occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Fass's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fass family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fass.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Fass Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Fass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fass 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 Fass. 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 Fass. For the veterans among your Fass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fass Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Fass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Fass in 1951 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fass 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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