Wasson Family History

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Wasson Name Meaning

from the Norman personal name Wasso or Wazo (see Wass). perhaps a variant of Watson.

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

Similar surnames: Wayson, Wason, Hasson, Gasson, Watson, Kasson, Masson, Sasson, Mayson

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Wasson Family Origin

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Wasson Family Occupations

What did your Wasson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Wasson. 30% of Wasson men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Wasson women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wasson were Helper and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farmers Son
  • Helper

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Domestic
  • Helper
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wasson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Wasson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wasson 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Wasson. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Wasson. For the veterans among your Wasson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wasson Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Wasson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Wasson in 1940 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wasson

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