Wassel Family History

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Wassel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wassell.

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


Similar surnames: Cassel, Wassil, Rassel, Vassel, Wassell, Nansel, Vasser, Fassel

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Wassel Family Origin

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Wassel Family Occupations

What did your Wassel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wassel family was Keeps Small Store. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Helping Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wassel. The most common Wassel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Wassel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Cigar Maker

    13%
  • Helping Farm

    13%
  • Keeps Small Store

    13%

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

Wassel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wassel Life Expectancy

What is the average Wassel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wassel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wassel in 1953 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wassel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wassel 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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