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 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tassell. 2% of Tassell men worked as a Farmer and 55% of Tassell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tassell were Blacksmith Heavy Worker and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
  • Farmworker
  • Insurance Agent
  • Blacksmith Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Incapacitated
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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

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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

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