Gassen Family History

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Gassen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named in Bavaria, Hessen, Rhineland, Brandenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Kassen, Rossen, Jessen, Essen, Kassel, Nessen, Gasser, Gayden, Gansen

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Gassen Family Origin

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Gassen Family Occupations

What did your Gassen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk In Accounts and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gassen. 13% of Gassen men worked as a Clerk In Accounts and 50% of Gassen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gassen were Heavy Munition Work and Shorttypist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk In Accounts
    13%
  • Coal Miner Miding Mould Heavy H W
    13%
  • General Medical Practitioner
    13%
  • Heavy Munition Work
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Domestic
    13%
  • Drapery Saleswoman
    13%
  • Shorttypist
    13%

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

Gassen Historical Records

What Gassen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gassen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gassen 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 451 immigration records available for the last name Gassen. 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 Gassen. For the veterans among your Gassen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gassen Life Expectancy

What is the average Gassen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gassen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gassen in 1962 was 62, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gassen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gassen 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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