Cass Family History

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Cass Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Cass, a short form of Cassandra. This was the name (of uncertain, possibly non-Greek, origin) of an ill-fated Trojan prophetess of classical legend, condemned to foretell the future but never be believed; her story was well known and widely popular in medieval England.

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

Similar surnames: Pass, Class, Bass, Mass, Caso, Casa, Kass, Wass, Hass, Vass

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Cass Family Origin

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Cass Family Occupations

What did your Cass ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cass. 17% of Cass men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Cass women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cass were Old Age Pensioner and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Old Age Pensioner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means

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

Cass Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 106,000 census records available for the last name Cass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cass 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Cass. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Cass. For the veterans among your Cass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cass Life Expectancy

What is the average Cass lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Cass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Cass in 1940 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

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