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Cassetta Family History

Cassetta Name Meaning

Italian: from a diminutive of cassa ‘trunk crate’ applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such items.

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


Similar surnames: Cassella, Cassata, Baskett, Cappetta, Asselta, Casaletto, Caserta

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Where is the Cassetta family from?

You can see how Cassetta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cassetta family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Cassetta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 17 Cassetta families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Cassetta's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cassetta families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cassetta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cassetta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cassetta. 32% of Cassetta men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Cassetta women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cassetta were Sweeper and Finisher. .

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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
    32%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Sweeper
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    67%
  • Finisher
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cassetta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cassetta 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 707 immigration records available for the last name Cassetta. 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 365 military records available for the last name Cassetta. For the veterans among your Cassetta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cassetta lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cassetta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Cassetta in 1962 was 74, and 82 in 2004.

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