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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


Similar surnames: Kassel, Hessel, Hasse, Halse, Hassell, Hessen, Hassett, Hansel

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Hassel Family Origin

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Hassel Family Occupations

What did your Hassel ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Hassel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hassel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hassel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hassel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hassel in 1947 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hassel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hassel 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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