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Caso Name Meaning

Castilianized form of Asturian-Leonese Casu, a habitational name from Campu de Casu or Sotu de Casu, both in Asturies. Southern Italian (mainly Sicily): from a masculinized form of the personal name Casa, a short form of the omen name Benincasa (see Casa).

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


Similar surnames: Casa, Cason, Cayo, Calo, Cass, Capo, Raso, Caro, Cao, Faso

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Where is the Caso family from?

You can see how Caso families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caso family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Caso families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Caso family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Caso's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Caso families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Caso surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Caso ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Caso. 23% of Caso men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Caso women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caso were Painter and Washerwomen.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Painter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Sales Girl
    13%
  • Washerwomen
    13%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Caso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caso census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Caso. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Caso. For the veterans among your Caso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caso lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Caso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Caso in 1953 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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