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Hassing Family History

Hassing Name Meaning

German and Dutch: patronymic derivative from the Germanic personal name Hasso (see Hass). Danish: habitational name from any of numerous places named Hassing. The first element of the name probably means ‘gray’.

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


Similar surnames: Hassig, Lansing, Massing, Hasting, Harding, Harting, Hassinger

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Where is the Hassing family from?

You can see how Hassing families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hassing family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Hassing families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 39 Hassing families living in Minnesota. This was about 53% of all the recorded Hassing's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Hassing families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hassing surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hassing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hassing. 45% of Hassing men worked as a Farmer and 42% of Hassing women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hassing were Clerk and Maid.

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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
    45%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    42%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Grade Teacher
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hassing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hassing 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 616 immigration records available for the last name Hassing. 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 310 military records available for the last name Hassing. For the veterans among your Hassing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hassing lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hassing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hassing in 1949 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

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