Kass Name Meaning

Eastern German (also Käss): nickname from Czech kos ‘blackbird’, ‘shrewd person’ (see Kos). Eastern German: from the personal name Cazo. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained. Possibly an Americanized form of Czech Káš (see Kasa) or German Kase.

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


Similar surnames: Koss, Hass, Kuss, Kase, Pass, Klass, Mass, Fass, Krass, Kiss

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Kass Family Origin

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Kass Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kass. A less common occupation for the Kass family was Shoemaker. The most common Kass occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Kass's were Farmers.

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Kass Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Kass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kass in 1941 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kass

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