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Gassert Name Meaning

South German: variant of Gasser .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Gessert, Gesser, Bessert, Gassner, Bossert, Gosser, Gasner, Grasser

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Where is the Gassert family from?

You can see how Gassert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gassert family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Gassert families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Gassert families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Gassert's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Gassert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gassert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gassert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gassert. 26% of Gassert men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Gassert women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gassert were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    24%
  • New Worker
    18%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gassert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gassert 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 333 immigration records available for the last name Gassert. 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 Gassert. For the veterans among your Gassert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gassert lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gassert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gassert in 1945 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

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