Pas Name Meaning

Polish: from Polish pas ‘belt’, ‘girdle’, presumably either a nickname for someone who habitually wore a distinctive belt, or an occupational name for a maker of or dealer in belts and girdles.

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


Similar surnames: Pass, Sas, Pan, Ras, Pak, Pac, Mak, Pau, Mas, Pao

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Pas Family Origin

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Pas Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pas family was Keeping House. The most common Pas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 57% of Pas's were Laborers. Laborer, Drygoods Merchant and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pas.

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  • Laborer

    57%
  • Drygoods Merchant

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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Pas Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Pas Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Pas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Pas in 1950 was 19, and 54 in 2004.

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