Wasserman Family History

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Wasserman Name Meaning

German (Wassermann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): German topographic name or Jewish ornamental or occupational name from Middle High German wazzer, German Wasser, Yiddish vaser ‘water’ + Middle High German -man ‘man’, Yiddish -man (see Wasser). This surname is also established in Sweden.

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

Similar surnames: Waterman, Walterman, Wesselman, Kaiserman, Werman, Angerman

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Wasserman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wasserman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Wasserman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Wasserman Family Origin

Where is the Wasserman family from?

Wasserman Family Occupations

What did your Wasserman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wasserman occupation in the UK was Merchant & Artiste. 100% of Wasserman's were Merchant & Artistes.

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  • Merchant & Artiste


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

Wasserman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Wasserman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wasserman 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Wasserman. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Wasserman. For the veterans among your Wasserman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wasserman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wasserman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Wasserman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wasserman in 1946 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wasserman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wasserman 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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