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Cassis Family History

Cassis Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from the personal name Cassio or alternatively from the nickname based on cassa ‘chest coffin’. It is formed with the Latin ablative plural suffix -is imparting the sense ‘belonging to of’ in this case ‘member of the Cassi family’ (compare Cassi ). This surname originates from the province of Bergamo. Arabic: variant mainly Americanized of Kassis . This surname is also found in Haiti where it is a French-influenced variant. Americanized form of Greek Kassis .

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


Similar surnames: Kassis, Cassese, Tassin, Bassin, Cassin, Cassino, Calais, Caissie

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Where is the Cassis family from?

You can see how Cassis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cassis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Cassis families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Cassis families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Cassis's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Cassis families in 1880.
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What did your Cassis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cassis. 22% of Cassis men worked as a Laborer and 72% of Cassis women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cassis were Manager and Secretary. .

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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
    22%
  • New Worker
    22%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Manager
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    72%
  • Secretary
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cassis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cassis 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 576 immigration records available for the last name Cassis. 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 310 military records available for the last name Cassis. For the veterans among your Cassis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cassis lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Cassis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cassis in 1951 was 51, and 91 in 2003.

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