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Wassmann Family History

Wassmann Name Meaning

German: variant of Wachsmuth.

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


Similar surnames: Wissmann, Weismann, Hassman, Assmann, Bussmann, Kossmann, Passman

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Where is the Wassmann family from?

You can see how Wassmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wassmann family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Wassmann families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Wassmann families living in Illinois. This was about 34% of all the recorded Wassmann's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Wassmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wassmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wassmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wassmann. 31% of Wassmann men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Wassmann women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wassmann were Salesman and Office Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Wpa
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    30%
  • Housekeeper
    30%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Office Clerk
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wassmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wassmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 928 immigration records available for the last name Wassmann. 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 Cards

There are 621 military records available for the last name Wassmann. For the veterans among your Wassmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wassmann lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wassmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Wassmann in 1962 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

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