Nassau Family History

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Nassau Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the town of Nassau, formerly the seat of an independent duchy. The place name derives from Old High German naz ‘damp’, ‘wet’ + ouwa ‘water meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Nass, Sandau, Nasser, Nasso, Nissen, Nissan, Nasby, Nessen, Sasse

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Nassau Family Origin

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Nassau Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Nassau ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Machinist

    25%
  • Pedler

    25%
  • Salesman (Candy)

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nassau family was Salesman (Candy). Laborer, Machinist and Pedler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nassau. The most common Nassau occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Nassau's were Laborers.

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Nassau Historical Records

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Nassau Life Expectancy

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Famous Nassau Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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