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Lassiter Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Leicester (see Lester ). This name has been long established in North America and occurs in a wide variety of forms.

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

Similar surnames: Lasiter, Lasseter, Laster, Easter, Luyster, Nasser, Lasser, Laseter

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Where is the Lassiter family from?

You can see how Lassiter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lassiter family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lassiter families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Lassiter family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Lassiter's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lassiter families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lassiter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lassiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lassiter. 23% of Lassiter men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Lassiter women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lassiter were Truck Driver and Maid. .

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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
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer
  • Teacher
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Lassiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lassiter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lassiter. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Lassiter. For the veterans among your Lassiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lassiter lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lassiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Lassiter in 1941 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

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