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Hass Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from Hasso, a pet form of the Germanic personal name Hadubert, or of some other compound personal name beginning with hadu ‘battle’, ‘strife’. German: nickname for a bitter and vicious man, from Middle High German haz ‘hatred’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Hass ‘hatred’, one of names selected from vocabulary words by government officials when surnames became compulsory.

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


Similar surnames: Haas, Wass, Huss, Hess, Hase, Pass, Fass, Kass, Gass, Mass

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Where is the Hass family from?

You can see how Hass families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hass family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hass families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 17 Hass families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 25% of all the recorded Hass's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hass families in 1840.
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What did your Hass ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hass. 16% of Hass men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Hass women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hass were Clerk and Clerk.

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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
    16%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Hass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hass 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Hass. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Hass. For the veterans among your Hass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hass lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hass in 1949 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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