Tassell Family History

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Tassell Name Meaning

probably a habitational name from Tessel in Calvados. nickname for someone thought to resemble a hawk in some way, from Middle English tassel ‘tercel’, ‘male hawk’ (Old French tiercel).

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

Similar surnames: Vassell, Wassell, Hassell, Trussell, Bissell, Rassel, Rossell

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Tassell Family Origin

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Tassell Family Occupations

What did your Tassell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tassell. A less common occupation for the Tassell family was Brickmaker. The most common Tassell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Tassell's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Brickmaker


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

Tassell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Tassell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tassell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tassell. 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 Tassell. For the veterans among your Tassell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tassell Life Expectancy

What is the average Tassell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tassell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tassell in 1962 was 75, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tassell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tassell 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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