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Cassis Name Meaning

Portuguese: possibly from Arabic qissis ‘priest’, ‘clergyman’, hence a status name, a nickname, or a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a priest. Possibly a habitational name from the southern French town of Cassis.

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


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

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Cassis Family Origin

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Cassis Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Cassis occupation in Canada was Lab. 100% of Cassis's were Labs.

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Cassis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

There are 1,000 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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Cassis Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cassis ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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