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Cassin Name Meaning

French: diminutive of Casse, a topographic name denoting someone who lived by an oak tree or in an oak wood, from Old French casse ‘oak (tree)’.

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


Similar surnames: Tassin, Cassino, Cassis, Maslin, Cousin, Jasmin, Hasson, Bassin

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Where is the Cassin family from?

You can see how Cassin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cassin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cassin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Cassin families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 33% of all the recorded Cassin's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Cassin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cassin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cassin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cassin. 23% of Cassin men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Cassin women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cassin were Farmer and Teacher. .

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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
    11%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farmer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    14%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Cassin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cassin 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 Cassin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cassin. For the veterans among your Cassin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cassin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cassin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Cassin in 1962 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

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