Classen Family History

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Classen Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Claas (see Claassen).

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

Similar surnames: Clasen, Claassen, Clausen, Claussen, Lassen, Classon, Klassen

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Classen Family Origin

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Classen Family Occupations

What did your Classen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Apprentice Compositor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Classen. 12% of Classen men worked as an Apprentice Compositor and 45% of Classen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Classen were Licensed Victualler and Nil

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Apprentice Compositor
  • Director Secretary
  • Furness Salesman
  • Licensed Victualler

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Evacuee (domestic Dut
  • Nil

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

Classen Historical Records

What Classen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Classen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Classen 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 Classen. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Classen. For the veterans among your Classen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Classen Life Expectancy

What is the average Classen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Classen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Classen in 1952 was 47, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Classen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Classen 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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