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Jaso Name Meaning

Basque: perhaps a habitational name from a place named from Basque jats, yats ‘sorghum’ + the collective suffix -zu.

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


Similar surnames: Jasso, Jaco, Caso, Raso, Janow, Naso, Calo, Vasco, Sas, Salo

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Where is the Jaso family from?

You can see how Jaso families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jaso family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Jaso families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 45 Jaso families living in Texas. This was about 87% of all the recorded Jaso's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Jaso families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jaso surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jaso ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jaso. 70% of Jaso men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Jaso women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jaso were Track Laborer and Janitress.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    70%
  • Concrete Mixer
    7%
  • Farm Hand
    7%
  • Track Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    30%
  • Maid
    30%
  • Farm Hand
    20%
  • Janitress
    20%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Jaso. 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 Cards

There are 519 military records available for the last name Jaso. For the veterans among your Jaso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jaso lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Jaso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Jaso in 1943 was 42, and 66 in 2004.

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