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Kaasa Family History

Kaasa Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads named Kaasa, notably in Telemark, from the definite singular form of kås, from Old Norse kos ‘heap’, ‘pile’ (from cleared woodland).

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


Similar surnames: Kaas, Kassa, Aas, Kasza, Kosa, Karas, Laas, Jansa, Kaps, Basa

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Where is the Kaasa family from?

You can see how Kaasa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kaasa family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kaasa families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Kaasa families living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Kaasa's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Kaasa families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kaasa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kaasa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaasa. 27% of Kaasa men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    27%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    18%
  • Farmer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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What Kaasa family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kaasa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaasa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 354 immigration records available for the last name Kaasa. 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 254 military records available for the last name Kaasa. For the veterans among your Kaasa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kaasa lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kaasa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kaasa in 1951 was 65, and 87 in 2004.

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