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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

What did your Tasso ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Engineer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeps House

    25%
  • Watchmaker

    25%

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Tasso Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tasso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tasso 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tasso. 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 Tasso. For the veterans among your Tasso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tasso Life Expectancy

What is the average Tasso lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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