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Kassen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named.

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

Similar surnames: Kassel, Kasson, Gassen, Kasten, Kasser, Rossen, Kassa, Kessel, Kessen

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Where is the Kassen family from?

You can see how Kassen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kassen family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kassen families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Kassen families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Kassen's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Kassen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kassen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kassen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kassen. 26% of Kassen men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Kassen women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kassen were Proprietor and Typist.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Farmer
  • Typist
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kassen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kassen 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 675 immigration records available for the last name Kassen. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kassen. For the veterans among your Kassen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kassen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kassen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kassen in 1964 was 39, and 91 in 2004.

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