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 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kasdorf. 31% of Kasdorf men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Kasdorf women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kasdorf were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Plasterer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kasdorf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 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 434 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 351 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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