Lassen Family History

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Lassen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from Lasse, a pet form of Lars, Scandinavian form of Lawrence. North German: assimilated form of Danish Larssen.

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

Similar surnames: Larsen, Klassen, Classen, Laursen, Bossen, Clasen, Madsen, Claussen

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Lassen Family Origin

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Lassen Family Occupations

What did your Lassen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lassen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Lassen's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lassen. A less common occupation for the Lassen family was Cab Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Cab Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lassen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lassen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Lassen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lassen 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Lassen. 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 36,000 military records available for the last name Lassen. For the veterans among your Lassen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lassen Life Expectancy

What is the average Lassen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lassen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Lassen in 1947 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lassen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lassen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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