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Cassara Name Meaning

Italian (southern; Cassarà): occupational name from medieval Greek kassaras ‘mat maker’. Compare Cassar

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


Similar surnames: Massara, Cassata, Cassaro, Massaro, Castano, Carrara, Caesar, Cantara

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Where is the Cassara family from?

You can see how Cassara families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cassara family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Cassara families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Cassara families living in Maryland. This was about 57% of all the recorded Cassara's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Cassara families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cassara surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cassara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cassara. 19% of Cassara men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Cassara women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cassara were Shoe Maker and Machine Operator. .

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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

  • Salesman
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Barber
    13%
  • Shoe Maker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Operator
    14%
  • Machine Operator
    14%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cassara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cassara 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cassara. 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 432 military records available for the last name Cassara. For the veterans among your Cassara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cassara lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Cassara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Cassara in 1960 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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