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Lassen Name Meaning

Danish Norwegian and North German: patronymic from Lasse a pet form of Lars an equivalent of Lawrence . North German: possibly also an assimilated form of Danish Larssen (see Larsen ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Larsen, Klassen, Classen, Laursen, Bossen, Clasen, Madsen, Claussen

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Where is the Lassen family from?

You can see how Lassen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lassen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lassen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Lassen families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 43% of all the recorded Lassen's in Canada. Nova Scotia and 1 other province had the highest population of Lassen families in 1911.
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What did your Lassen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Lassen. 41% of Lassen men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Cultivateur
    23%
  • Farmers Son
    14%
  • Labourer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Lassen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lassen 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Lassen. 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 36,000 military records available for the last name Lassen. For the veterans among your Lassen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lassen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lassen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Lassen in 1947 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

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