Kass Family History

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Kass Name Meaning

Eastern German (also Käss): nickname from Czech kos ‘blackbird’, ‘shrewd person’ (see Kos). Eastern German: from the personal name Cazo. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained. Possibly an Americanized form of Czech Káš (see Kasa) or German Kase.

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

Similar surnames: Koss, Hass, Kuss, Kase, Pass, Klass, Mass, Fass, Krass, Kiss

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Kass Family Origin

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Kass Family Occupations

What did your Kass ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and At Home were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Kass. 30% of Kass men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Kass women worked as an At Home. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kass were Labourer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Arie Chief
  • Buffer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • At Home
  • Clerk

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

Kass Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Kass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kass 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Kass. 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 Kass. For the veterans among your Kass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kass Life Expectancy

What is the average Kass lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Kass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kass in 1941 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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