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Gassett Name Meaning

Respelling of Swiss French Gasset or French Gassette, topographic name for someone who lived in a muddy location, from a variant of gache ‘pool’, ‘puddle’.

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

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Gassett Family Origin

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Gassett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gassett. The most common Gassett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Gassett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gassett family was Laborer.

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Gassett Historical Records

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Gassett Life Expectancy

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