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Dassel Family History

Dassel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hassel, Fassel, Rassel, Kassel, Cassel, Gassel, Wassel, Vassel

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Where is the Dassel family from?

You can see how Dassel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dassel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Dassel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Dassel families living in Middlesex. This was about 67% of all the recorded Dassel's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Dassel families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dassel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dassel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Graduate Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dassel. 63% of Dassel men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Dassel women worked as a Graduate Nurse. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    63%
  • Laborer
    38%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Graduate Nurse
    100%
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What Dassel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dassel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dassel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 260 immigration records available for the last name Dassel. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Dassel. For the veterans among your Dassel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dassel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dassel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dassel in 1954 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

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