Wassom Family History

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Wassom Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps an altered form of Scottish Wasson or Norwegian Wassum.

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


Similar surnames: Wassum, Basom, Wascom, Sessom, Waskow, Masson, Kasson, Washam, Waskom

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Wassom Family Origin

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Wassom Family Occupations

What did your Wassom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wassom family was Blacksmith. The most common Wassom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Wassom's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Atty. At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wassom.

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Atty. At Law

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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Wassom Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Wassom ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Wassom Life Expectancy

What is the average Wassom lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, Wassom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Wassom in 1959 was 49, and 65 in 2004.

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