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Claassen Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Klaas, a reduced form of Nik(o)laas (see Nicholas, Claus).

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


Similar surnames: Claussen, Classen, Clausen, Clasen, Klaassen, Klassen, Eliassen

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Claassen Family Origin

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Claassen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Banker

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Claassen family was Coal Miner. The most common Claassen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Claassen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claassen.

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Claassen Life Expectancy

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