Waser Family History

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Waser Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a water meadow, from Middle High German wase ‘water meadow’, ‘pasture’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant. Compare Wasmer. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wasser.

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

Similar surnames: Wasmer, Wasser, Haser, Water, Maser, Wager, Naser, Kaser, Wamser

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Waser Family Origin

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Waser Family Occupations

What did your Waser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Waser occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Waser's were Laborers. Laborer, Works In Bucket Factory and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waser. A less common occupation for the Waser family was Confectioner.

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  • Laborer

  • Works In Bucket Factory

  • Blacksmith

  • Confectioner


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

Waser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Waser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waser 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 761 immigration records available for the last name Waser. 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 500 military records available for the last name Waser. For the veterans among your Waser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waser Life Expectancy

What is the average Waser lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Waser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Waser in 1962 was 76, and 25 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waser 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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