Sasson Family History

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Sasson Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic): from the Hebrew personal name Sason, meaning ‘joy’.

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


Similar surnames: Hasson, Samson, Salmon, Sarson, Wasson, Sisson, Sassoon, Sassin

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Sasson Family Origin

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Sasson Family Occupations

What did your Sasson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sasson family was Keeping House. Farmer, Butcherer and Dray Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sasson. The most common Sasson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Sasson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Butcherer

    9%
  • Dray Man

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Sasson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sasson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sasson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sasson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sasson. For the veterans among your Sasson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sasson Life Expectancy

What is the average Sasson lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Sasson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sasson in 1966 was 72, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sasson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sasson 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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