Gasser Family History

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Gasser Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (also Gässer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in a side street or alley, from a derivative of Middle High German gazze, German Gasse, Yiddish gas.

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

Similar surnames: Gassner, Wasser, Gassler, Kasser, Lasser, Grasser, Ganser, Gaiser

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Gasser Family Origin

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Gasser Family Occupations

What did your Gasser ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gasser. 24% of Gasser men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Chemist
  • Civil Engineer
  • Commis

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gasser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Gasser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gasser 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gasser. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Gasser. For the veterans among your Gasser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gasser Life Expectancy

What is the average Gasser lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gasser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gasser in 1950 was 25, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gasser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gasser 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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