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Cassady Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Cassidy.

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


Similar surnames: Cassedy, Cassaday, Casady, Cassada, Casseday, Casaday, Cassiday

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Where is the Cassady family from?

You can see how Cassady families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cassady family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cassady families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Cassady families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 14% of all the recorded Cassady's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Cassady families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cassady surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cassady ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cassady. 24% of Cassady men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Cassady women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cassady were Carpenter and Waitress.

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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

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Waitress
    6%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Cassady. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cassady 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cassady. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Cassady. For the veterans among your Cassady ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cassady lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Cassady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cassady in 1951 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

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