Sass Family History

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Sass Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Sasse.

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

Similar surnames: Sasse, Sas, Saas, Nass, Vass, Lass, Sahs, Hass, Saks, Fass

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Sass Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sass name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sass. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


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Sass Family Origin

Where is the Sass family from?

Sass Family Occupations

What did your Sass ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sass. A less common occupation for the Sass family was Carpenter. The most common Sass occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Sass's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Sass Historical Records

What Sass family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Sass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sass 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 Sass. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Sass. For the veterans among your Sass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sass Life Expectancy

What is the average Sass lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sass in 1943 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sass

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sass 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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