Hassell Family History

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Hassell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hassall in Cheshire, named from the genitive case of the Old English byname Hætt ‘hat’ (or possibly from Old English hægtesse ‘witch’) + Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

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

Similar surnames: Haswell, Wassell, Hensell, Hassel, Tassell, Vassell, Haskell, Aspell

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Hassell Family Origin

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Hassell Family Occupations

What did your Hassell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hassell. 25% of Hassell men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Hassell women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hassell were Carpenter and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Baker
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Saleslady

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

Hassell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Hassell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hassell 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Hassell. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Hassell. For the veterans among your Hassell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hassell Life Expectancy

What is the average Hassell lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hassell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hassell in 1941 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hassell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hassell 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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