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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

What did your Wasser ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Wasser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Wasser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wasser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wasser. 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 Card

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Wasser. For the veterans among your Wasser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wasser Life Expectancy

What is the average Wasser lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wasser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wasser in 1954 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wasser ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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