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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Kassel

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  1. A city of central Germany south-southwest of Hanover; chartered in 1198, it was a munitions center in World War II.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kassel

Tichi Wilkerson Kassel was a publisher and businessman. Tichi was given the name William Richard Wilkerson on September 29th, 1890 in Nashville, Tennessee. Tichi is also known as Noble and Tichi. He passed away on September 2nd, 1962.


Matt Kassel is a soccer player for the New York Red Bulls, Maryland Terrapins, New York Red Bulls U-23, Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Philadelphia Union, Arizona United SC, and United States men's national under-18 soccer team. Matt was born on October 30th, 1989 in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey, United States. Matt is also known as Kassel and Matthew Timothy.


Karl Kassel is a famed human. Karl was born on September 10th, 1952.


Jeff Kassel is a notable somebody.


Josh Kassel is a hockey player for the Army Black Knights in the Atlantic Hockey. He was most active from 2005 to 2009. Josh was born on September 3rd, 1985 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.


Philip Kassel was a leading person. Philip was born on September 26th, 1876. He breathed his last breath on May 26th, 1959.


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Popularity of Kassel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kassel U.S.
  White 93.27% 64.26%
  African American 0.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.64% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kassel

People with the last name Kassel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kassel

  • How Popular is the name Kassel? As a last name Kassel was the 20,697th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kassel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kassel is Saturday, March 4th, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Kassel? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kassel. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kassel: Your name in reverse order is Lessak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ksales. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kassel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,278 people with the last name Kassel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kassel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kassel as their last name since less than 1 person in 233k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Kassel mean?

Kis for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Sis for sincere, a model of truth.

Sis for serious, not always joking.

Eis for elegant, born within you.

Lis for look, the way you look at life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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