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Saas Family History

Saas Name Meaning

German: variant of Sasse. nickname for a settler, perhaps a newcomer, from Middle High German saze ‘seat’, ‘residence’.

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

Similar surnames: Haas, Sas, Saal, Saam, Saar, Laas, Sass, Baas, Waas, Kaas

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Where is the Saas family from?

You can see how Saas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saas family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Saas families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Saas families living in Illinois. This was about 29% of all the recorded Saas's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Saas families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Saas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Saas. 23% of Saas men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Saas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saas 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 419 immigration records available for the last name Saas. 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 498 military records available for the last name Saas. For the veterans among your Saas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saas lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Saas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Saas in 1955 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

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