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Hassel Name Meaning

German: topographic name from has ‘marsh’ + lo ‘wooded lowland’, or a habitational name from a place so named (for example, in Hannover and Westphalia). Swedish (also Hässel): ornamental name from Swedish hassel ‘hazel’, or possibly a habitational name from a place name containing the element Hassel or Hässel. Belgian: habitational name from Hasselt in Belgian Limburg, Ophasselt in East Flanders, or Neerhasselt in Aalst, East Flanders; the place names denote the presence of hazel trees.

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

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Hassel Family Origin

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Hassel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Hassel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Hassel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hassel family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hassel.

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Hassel Historical Records

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Hassel Life Expectancy

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