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Faas Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of the medieval personal name Bonefaas, Dutch form of Boniface. South German (especially Baden-Württemberg): from a short form of the personal name Gervasius, the name of the patron saint of Breisach on the Rhine. North German (especially Lower Rhine): from a short form of the personal name Servaes, dialect form of Servatius, the name of the patron saint of Maastricht, one of the three so-called ‘Ice Saints’, or of the personal name Bonifatius (see Boniface), also borne by a saint.

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


Similar surnames: Waas, Naas, Haas, Kaas, Baas, Mars, Laas, Maas, Haar, Sas

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Faas Family Origin

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Faas Family Occupations

What did your Faas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Faas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Faas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Faas family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faas.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Baker

    3%

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Faas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Faas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faas 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Faas. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Faas. For the veterans among your Faas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faas Life Expectancy

What is the average Faas lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Faas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Faas in 1955 was 23, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faas 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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