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Tassin Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French tasse ‘purse’ (apparently of Arabic origin), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of purses and bags, or nickname for a rich man or a miser.

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


Similar surnames: Bassin, Cassin, Maslin, Cassis, Hasson, Tassie, Mastin, Pessin

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Where is the Tassin family from?

You can see how Tassin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tassin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Tassin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 16 Tassin families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Tassin's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Tassin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tassin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tassin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tassin. 31% of Tassin men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Tassin women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tassin were Labor 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
    31%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Labor
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    22%
  • Student Nurse
    11%
  • Cook
    11%
  • Waitress
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tassin. 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 Tassin. For the veterans among your Tassin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tassin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tassin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Tassin in 1955 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

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