Gassel Family History

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Gassel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): diminutive of Gass.

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

Similar surnames: Gasser, Grassel, Fassel, Glassel, Glasser, Gabel, Wasser, Kissel

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Gassel Family Origin

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Gassel Family Occupations

What did your Gassel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gassel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Gassel's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gassel.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gassel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gassel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gassel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gassel 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 Gassel. 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 Gassel. For the veterans among your Gassel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gassel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gassel lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Gassel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gassel in 1967 was 72, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gassel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gassel 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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