Kassel Family History

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Kassel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place of this name in northeastern Hesse, so named from Frankish castella, cassela ‘fortification’, a military term from Late Latin castellum ‘fortified position’, ‘fort’, or a topographic name from the same word.

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


Similar surnames: Hassel, Kessel, Kastel, Kassen, Kastl, Fassel, Kase, Kasser, Cassel

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Kassel Family Origin

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Kassel Family Occupations

What did your Kassel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kassel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Kassel's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kassel. A less common occupation for the Kassel family was Furrier.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Furrier

    4%

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Kassel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Kassel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Kassel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kassel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, Kassel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kassel in 1956 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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