Kasdorf Family History

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Kasdorf Name Meaning

In all probability a Germanized spelling of Karsdorp, the name of a prominent Dutch Mennonite family in Leiden, some of which reportedly moved to Hamburg, Germany. German: habitational name from places in Saxony or former West Prussia called Kasdorf or Kastorf, named with the Rhineland dialect word Kas, Kos ‘copse of young oaks’ + Old High German dorf, thorf ‘village’. (Käsdorf): habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony named Käsdorf.

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


Similar surnames: Waldorf, Reisdorf, Alsdorf, Handorf, Holdorf, Seedorf, Langsdorf

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Kasdorf Family Origin

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Kasdorf Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kasdorf family was Joiner. The most common Kasdorf occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Kasdorf's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Grors were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kasdorf.

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Grors

    13%
  • Joiner

    13%

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Kasdorf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kasdorf Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kasdorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kasdorf in 1944 was 35, and 91 in 2004.

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