Wasem Name Meaning

German: variant of Wasmer. Arabic: from a personal name based on wasim ‘graceful’.

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


Similar surnames: Waser, Kassem, Naser, Water, Wanek, Wasik, Sem, Wafer, Walser, Basel

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Wasem Family Origin

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Wasem Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Saloon Keeper

    12%
  • Dairy Man

    6%
  • Engineer

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wasem family was Engineer. Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Dairy Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wasem. The most common Wasem occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Wasem's were Farmers.

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Wasem Historical Records

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Wasem Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2003, Wasem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Wasem in 1955 was 70, and 70 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wasem

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