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Kase Name Meaning

German (Käse): metonymic occupational name for a cheese maker or cheese merchant, from Middle High German kæse ‘cheese’. German: topographic name from Rhineland dialect Kas ‘thicket of young oak trees’. German: from an unexplained medieval personal name, Cazo. Slovenian (Kaše): nickname for a very small man, from the dialect word keše ‘dwarf’. Japanese: written with characters meaning ‘add’ and ‘strait’. This name is found mostly in the Tokyo area.

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


Similar surnames: Kaser, Hase, Kage, Kuse, Kaste, Rase, Kade, Case, Kaske, Kass

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Where is the Kase family from?

You can see how Kase families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kase family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kase families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Kase families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 73% of all the recorded Kase's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kase families in 1840.
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What did your Kase ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kase. 18% of Kase men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Kase women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kase were Proprietor and Bookkeeper.

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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

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Waitress
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kase. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kase. For the veterans among your Kase ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kase lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kase life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kase in 1949 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

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