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Kasser Name Meaning

North German: variant of Kersten or Karsten . Muslim (Syria): variant of Kassar .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kaeser, Kaser, Lasser, Kaster, Wasser, Gasser, Kaiser, Kasner, Nasser

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Where is the Kasser family from?

You can see how Kasser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kasser family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kasser families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kasser family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Kasser's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kasser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kasser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kasser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kasser. 27% of Kasser men worked as a Salesman and 19% of Kasser women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kasser were Proprietor 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

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kasser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kasser 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 743 immigration records available for the last name Kasser. 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 326 military records available for the last name Kasser. For the veterans among your Kasser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kasser lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kasser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kasser in 1964 was 71, and 84 in 2004.

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