Wassom Family History

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Wassom Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps an altered form of Scottish Wasson or Norwegian Wassum.

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


Similar surnames: Wassum, Basom, Wascom, Sessom, Waskow, Masson, Kasson, Washam, Waskom

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Wassom Family Origin

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Wassom Family Occupations

What did your Wassom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wassom. 37% of Wassom men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Wassom women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wassom were Truck Driver and House Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • House Work
    17%

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

Wassom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wassom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wassom 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 106 immigration records available for the last name Wassom. 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 272 military records available for the last name Wassom. For the veterans among your Wassom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wassom Life Expectancy

What is the average Wassom lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wassom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Wassom in 1959 was 49, and 65 in 2004.

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