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Pass Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the medieval personal name Pascal, which was brought to England from France. German: topographic name from Pass ‘pass’, ‘passage’ (from Middle Low German pas ‘pace’, ‘passage way’, ‘water gauge’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name or nickname from Yiddish and Polish pas ‘belt’, ‘girdle’.

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


Similar surnames: Bass, Wass, Hass, Plass, Mass, Fass, Gass, Vass, Kass, Nass

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Pass Family Origin

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Pass Family Occupations

What did your Pass ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pass family was Laborer. The most common Pass occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Pass's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pass.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Pass Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pass 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pass. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pass. For the veterans among your Pass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pass Life Expectancy

What is the average Pass lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Pass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Pass in 1945 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pass

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pass 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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