Sasser Family History

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Sasser Name Meaning

North German: derivative of Sasse ‘Saxon’, + -er, suffix of agent nouns. habitational name for someone from any of several places named Saasen in the Rhineland, Hesse, and Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Nasser, Sasse, Gasser, Sander, Kasner, Esser, Easter, Sawyer, Saeger

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Sasser Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sasser name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Sasser Family Origin

Where is the Sasser family from?

Sasser Family Occupations

What did your Sasser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sasser. The most common Sasser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Sasser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sasser family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Sasser Historical Records

What Sasser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Sasser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sasser 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 737 immigration records available for the last name Sasser. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Sasser. For the veterans among your Sasser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sasser Life Expectancy

What is the average Sasser lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sasser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sasser in 1943 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sasser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sasser 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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