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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

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In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Faas. 23% of Faas men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Faas women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Faas were Clerk and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Clerk
  • Secretary
  • Stenographer

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

Faas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 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 1,000 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

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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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