Fass Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German faz, German Fass ‘cask’, ‘keg’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of casks and kegs, or a nickname for someone as rotund as a barrel. German: variant of Fasse, Faas.

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

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Fass Family Origin

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Fass Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fass. A less common occupation for the Fass family was Keeping House. The most common Fass occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Fass's were Farmers.

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Fass Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Fass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Fass in 1951 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fass

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