Kaas Family History

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Kaas Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of cheese, kaas. Norwegian: variant of Kaasa, from the indefinite singular form. Danish: habitational name from a common place name or a topographic name from kaas ‘landing place’, ‘quay’.

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

Similar surnames: Naas, Karas, Faas, Laas, Waas, Baas, Kaasa, Aas, Haas, Klaas

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Kaas Family Origin

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Kaas Family Occupations

What did your Kaas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cook In Hotel and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaas. The most common Kaas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kaas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kaas family was Harness Ornaiments.

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  • Farmer

  • Cook In Hotel

  • Farming

  • Harness Ornaiments


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kaas ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kaas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kaas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaas 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kaas. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kaas. For the veterans among your Kaas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kaas Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaas lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kaas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kaas in 1951 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kaas 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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