Wasem Family History

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Wasem Name Meaning

German: variant of Wasmer. Arabic: from a personal name based on wasim ‘graceful’.

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


Similar surnames: Waser, Kassem, Naser, Water, Wanek, Wasik, Sem, Wafer, Walser, Basel

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Wasem Family Origin

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Wasem Family Occupations

What did your Wasem ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wasem family was Engineer. Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Dairy Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wasem. The most common Wasem occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Wasem's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Saloon Keeper

    12%
  • Dairy Man

    6%
  • Engineer

    6%

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

Wasem Historical Records

What Wasem family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wasem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wasem 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 Wasem

Passenger List

There are 332 immigration records available for the last name Wasem. 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 633 military records available for the last name Wasem. For the veterans among your Wasem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wasem Life Expectancy

What is the average Wasem lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Wasem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Wasem in 1955 was 70, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wasem

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wasem 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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