Lass Family History

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Lass Name Meaning

North German variant of Laas 2. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained. English: nickname from Middle English lesse, lasse ‘smaller’ (from Old English l?ssa ‘less’), perhaps also used in the sense ‘younger’.

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

Similar surnames: Bass, Vass, Glass, Blass, Last, Pass, Fass, Gass, Nass, Lais

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Lass Family Origin

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Lass Family Occupations

What did your Lass ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lass. 42% of Lass men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Lass women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lass were Bricklayer and Office Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Accountant
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Dressmaker
  • Nurse
  • Office Stenographer

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

Lass Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Lass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lass 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lass. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lass. For the veterans among your Lass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lass Life Expectancy

What is the average Lass lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Lass in 1944 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lass

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lass 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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