Vassell Family History

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Vassell Name Meaning

English: status name for a servant or nobleman who was under the protection of a king or powerful lord, Middle English, Old French vassal (Late Latin vazallus). In the U.S. this is a mainly southern name.

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


Similar surnames: Vessell, Tassell, Hassell, Wassell, Castell, Vassallo, Bissell

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Vassell Family Origin

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Vassell Family Occupations

What did your Vassell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vassell family was Laborer. Farmer and Hostler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vassell. The most common Vassell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Vassell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Hostler

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Vassell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vassell Life Expectancy

What is the average Vassell lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Vassell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Vassell in 1959 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vassell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vassell 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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