Waas Family History

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Waas Name Meaning

German: from a vernacular short form of the Latin personal name Gervasius, which was borne by a martyr and patron saint of Breisach on the Rhine. Dutch: habitational name from a place named with Middle Dutch wase, waes ‘marsh’, ‘wetland’.

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


Similar surnames: Faas, Naas, Kaas, Waag, Haas, Wass, Baas, Laas, Mars, Raak

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Waas Family Origin

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Waas Family Occupations

What did your Waas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Waas family was Bung And Faucet Maker. Cigar Maker, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waas. The most common Waas occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 11% of Waas's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Bung And Faucet Maker

    6%

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

Waas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Waas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waas 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 905 immigration records available for the last name Waas. 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 Waas. For the veterans among your Waas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waas Life Expectancy

What is the average Waas lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Waas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Waas in 1962 was 78, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waas 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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