Kassel Family History

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Kassel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place of this name in northeastern Hesse, so named from Frankish castella, cassela ‘fortification’, a military term from Late Latin castellum ‘fortified position’, ‘fort’, or a topographic name from the same word.

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


Similar surnames: Hassel, Kessel, Kastel, Kassen, Kastl, Fassel, Kase, Kasser, Cassel

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Kassel Family Origin

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Kassel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Furrier

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Kassel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Kassel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kassel family was Furrier. Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kassel.

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Kassel Historical Records

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Kassel Life Expectancy

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