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Chasse Name Meaning

from Old French chasse ‘hunt’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a huntsman or possibly, by ellipsis, for a gamekeeper, garde-chasse. (Chassé): habitational name from a place in Sarthe named Chassé, from the Roman personal name Cacius + the locative suffix -acum.

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

Similar surnames: Chase, Masse, Cosse, Chausse, Hasse, Hassel, Halse, Case, Haste, Hase

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Where is the Chasse family from?

You can see how Chasse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chasse family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Chasse families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Chasse families living in Maine. This was about 50% of all the recorded Chasse's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Chasse families in 1840.
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What did your Chasse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chasse. 32% of Chasse men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Chasse women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chasse were New Worker and Seamstress.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Stitcher
  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Chasse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chasse 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 Chasse. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Chasse. For the veterans among your Chasse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chasse lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Chasse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Chasse in 1944 was 19, and 76 in 2004.

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