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Sasso Family History

Sasso Name Meaning

from sasso ‘rock’ (Latin saxum), a topographic name or a habitational name from any of numerous places named or named with this word, as for example Sasso di Castalda in Potenza province. from an ethnic name, Sasso ‘Saxon’.

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


Similar surnames: Tasso, Nasso, Sas, Sasse, Vasco, Sisto, Salto, Sesto, Sacco, Basto

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Where is the Sasso family from?

You can see how Sasso families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sasso family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Sasso families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Sasso family living in Colorado. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sasso's in the USA. Colorado and 1 other state had the highest population of Sasso families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sasso surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sasso ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sasso. 22% of Sasso men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Sasso women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sasso were Clerk and Waitress.

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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
    22%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Barber
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    8%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%
  • Waitress
    6%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sasso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sasso 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sasso. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sasso. For the veterans among your Sasso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sasso lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sasso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sasso in 1943 was 23, and 79 in 2004.

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