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Wasser Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German wazzer ‘water’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or a metonymic occupational name for a water-carrier, from German Wasser, Yiddish vaser ‘water’.

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


Similar surnames: Waser, Gasser, Lasser, Wasmer, Kasser, Wamser, Washer, Wagner, Wapner

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Wasser Family Origin

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Wasser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wasser family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wasser. The most common Wasser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Wasser's were Farmers.

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Wasser Historical Records

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Wasser Life Expectancy

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