Nassau Family History

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Nassau Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the town of Nassau, formerly the seat of an independent duchy. The place name derives from Old High German naz ‘damp’, ‘wet’ + ouwa ‘water meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Nass, Sandau, Nasser, Nasso, Nissen, Nissan, Nasby, Nessen, Sasse

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Nassau Family Origin

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Nassau Family Occupations

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

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  • Gardener

    22%
  • Clothier & Outfitter

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Grocer & Draper

    11%

In 1881, Gardener, Clothier & Outfitter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nassau. A less common occupation for the Nassau family was Grocer & Draper. The most common Nassau occupation in the UK was Gardener. 22% of Nassau's were Gardeners.

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Nassau Historical Records

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Nassau Life Expectancy

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Famous Nassau Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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