Vassey Family History

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Vassey Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Vassy in Calvados, France.

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

Similar surnames: Massey, Vessey, Cassel, Hussey, Causey, Cossey, Darsey, Hessey, Vause

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Vassey Family Origin

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Vassey Family Occupations

What did your Vassey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vassey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Vassey's were Farmers. Farmer and Dressmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vassey. A less common occupation for the Vassey family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

  • Dressmaker

  • Works On Farm


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Vassey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Vassey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vassey 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 166 immigration records available for the last name Vassey. 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 387 military records available for the last name Vassey. For the veterans among your Vassey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vassey Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Vassey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Vassey in 1956 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vassey 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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