Haas Family History

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Haas Name Meaning

Dutch, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle Dutch, Middle High German hase, German Hase ‘hare’, hence a nickname for a swift runner or a timorous or confused person, but in some cases perhaps a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a hare. As a Jewish name it can also be an ornamental name or one of names selected at random from vocabulary words by government officials when surnames became compulsory.

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

Similar surnames: Hass, Haar, Haag, Haan, Haaf, Haus, Faas, Hans, Baas, Laas

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Haas Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Haas name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Haas. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • European Jewish


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Haas Family Origin

Where is the Haas family from?

Haas Family Occupations

What did your Haas ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Haas occupation in the UK was Bookseller Manager (P). 5% of Haas's were Bookseller Manager (P)s. A less common occupation for the Haas family was Commercial Traveller Fcy Goods. Bookseller Manager (P), Chelsea Pensioner and Coffee House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haas.

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  • Bookseller Manager (P)

  • Chelsea Pensioner

  • Coffee House Keeper

  • Commercial Traveller Fcy Goods


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Haas ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Haas Historical Records

What Haas family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 152,000 census records available for the last name Haas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haas 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 37,000 immigration records available for the last name Haas. 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 56,000 military records available for the last name Haas. For the veterans among your Haas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haas Life Expectancy

What is the average Haas lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Haas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Haas in 1943 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haas 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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