Case Name Meaning

English: from Anglo-Norman French cas(s)e ‘case’, ‘container’ (from Latin capsa), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of boxes or chests. Americanized spelling of French Caisse. Americanized spelling of Kaas. Americanized spelling of German Käse, a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of cheese. Compare Kaeser.

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


Similar surnames: Cane, Cave, Cage, Cale, Chase, Cade, Cape, Kase, Cast, Caye

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Case Family Origin

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Case Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Case family was Coal Miner. The most common Case occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Case's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Case.

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Case Historical Records

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Case Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Case life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Case in 1941 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Case

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