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Rassel Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Ras(s)ell or Razzell (unexplained). German: nickname for a hothead, from Middle High German razzeln ‘to romp’, ‘rampage’. Dutch and Luxembourgois: perhaps from the Germanic personal name Raas, but more probably from French Rossel.

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


Similar surnames: Ressel, Brassel, Sasse, Cassel, Fassel, Rachel, Rossel, Rasey, Brasel

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Rassel Family Origin

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Rassel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rassel. The most common Rassel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Rassel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rassel family was Laborer.

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Rassel Historical Records

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Rassel Life Expectancy

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