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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kass name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kass. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish

    37%

  • England & Wales

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    8%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

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Kass Family Origin

Where is the Kass family from?

Kass Family Occupations

What did your Kass ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kass occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Kass's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kass

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kass 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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