Strassel Family History

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Strassel Name Meaning

South German: pet form from a personal name derived from Old Slavic stregu ‘protection’, Germanized as Stross + the diminutive suffix -el.

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

Similar surnames: Strasser, Stassen, Strubel, Brasel, Stross, Brassel, Grassel, Rassel

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Strassel Family Origin

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Strassel Family Occupations

What did your Strassel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Painter, Tailor and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strassel. A less common occupation for the Strassel family was Cigar Maker. The most common Strassel occupation in the USA was Painter. 18% of Strassel's were Painters.

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  • Painter

  • Tailor

  • Barber

  • Cigar Maker


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

Strassel Historical Records

What Strassel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Strassel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strassel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Strassel

Passenger List

There are 325 immigration records available for the last name Strassel. 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 435 military records available for the last name Strassel. For the veterans among your Strassel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strassel Life Expectancy

What is the average Strassel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Strassel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Strassel in 1957 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strassel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strassel 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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