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Cassel Family History

Cassel Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Cassel in Nord, France.English: variant spelling of Castle.Americanized or older spelling of German Kassel.

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

229,445 Historical Documents with Cassel on Ancestry.com
34,127 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,667 Military Records
3,340 Immigration Records
26,632 Census and Voter Lists
153,679 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cassel Families

  • Number of Cassel families
     151 - 299
     51 - 150
     1 - 50
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cassel families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cassel families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cassel census records

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Cassel Family Origin

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Cassel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Cassel families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Cassel

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Cassel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cassel census records

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Cassel Civil War Service Records

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