Tasso Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent yew tree, Italian tasso (Latin taxus, genitive taxi). Italian: from a Germanic personal name derived from the obscure element tat, possibly akin to Old High German tat ‘deed’. Compare English Tate. nickname for a person thought to resemble a badger, for example in his nocturnal habits, from Italian tasso ‘badger’ (Late Latin taxo, genitive taxonis, of Germanic origin). Greek (Tassos): from a reduced form of the personal name Anastasios (see Anastas) or a patronymic derived from it, such as Anastasopoulos.

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


Similar surnames: Nasso, Tassi, Sasso, Hasson, Vasco, Masso, Basso, Sasse, Fasse, Tango

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Tasso Family Origin

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Tasso Family Occupations

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  • Engineer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeps House

    25%
  • Watchmaker

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Tasso occupation in the USA was Engineer. 25% of Tasso's were Engineers. A less common occupation for the Tasso family was Watchmaker. Engineer, Farmer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tasso.

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Between 1963 and 2004, Tasso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tasso in 1963 was 67, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tasso

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