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Hassman Name Meaning

German (Hassmann): patronymic from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hadu ‘fight’, ‘battle’ as the first element, or a regional name for someone from Hesse (Hess 1). Jewish (Ashkenazic): origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of Hausmanns.

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

Similar surnames: Kassman, Harman, Hassan, Lassman, Hasson, Hessman, Bassman, Sassman

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Where is the Hassman family from?

You can see how Hassman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hassman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hassman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Hassman family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Hassman's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hassman families in 1840.
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What did your Hassman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hassman. 20% of Hassman men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Hassman women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hassman were Machinist and Stenographer.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Operator
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hassman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hassman 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Hassman. 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 540 military records available for the last name Hassman. For the veterans among your Hassman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hassman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hassman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hassman in 1957 was 34, and 94 in 2004.

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