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Kassner Family History

Kassner Name Meaning

German:: northern variant of Kastner in either of its senses (‘steward’ or ‘joiner’). variant of Gassner . habitational name for someone from a place called Kassen in Moravia.

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


Similar surnames: Kasner, Kastner, Kassler, Kastler, Gassner, Nasser, Rasner, Kostner

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Where is the Kassner family from?

You can see how Kassner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kassner family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kassner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 32 Kassner families living in Wisconsin. This was about 39% of all the recorded Kassner's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Kassner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kassner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kassner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kassner. 30% of Kassner men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Kassner women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kassner were Carpenter and Proprietor. .

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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

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Saleslady
    13%
  • Proprietor
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kassner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kassner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kassner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kassner. For the veterans among your Kassner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kassner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kassner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kassner in 1961 was 48, and 90 in 2004.

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