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Hassett Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAiseadha ‘descendant of Aisidh’, a personal name meaning ‘discord’, ‘strife’. English and Irish: shortened form of the habitational name Blennerhasset, from a place in Cumbria, so named from Celtic blain ‘summit’ + an unexplained second element + Old Scandinavian hey ‘hay’ + s?tr ‘shieling’.

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

Similar surnames: Hackett, Baskett, Haskett, Massett, Hassel, Hasse, Halseth, Bassett

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Hassett Family Origin

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Hassett Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


In 1880, the most common Hassett occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Hassett's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Hassett family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hassett.

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Hassett Historical Records

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Hassett Life Expectancy

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