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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lassen

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Alt. Meaning

L is for luster, your shine.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

S is for serene, your calm time.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lassen

Anders Lassen is a military person. His military service ended in 1945.


Teitur Lassen is a pop, folk, rock, orchestral, folk music, and orchestra musician. His ongoing career started in 1997. Teitur was born Teitur Lassen on January 4th, 1977.


Georg Lassen is a military person.


Clyde Everett Lassen is a military person. His military service ended in 1982.


Mogens was born on February 20th, 1901. He left this life on December 14th, 1987.


Ana Irma Rivera Lassén is an attorney, human rights activist, academic, and human rights activists. She has had major accomplishments since 1985. Ana was born on March 13th, 1955 in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Ana is also known as Irma Rivera Lassén.


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Popularity of Lassen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lassen U.S.
  White 94.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lassen

People with the last name Lassen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lassen

  • How Popular is the name Lassen? As a last name Lassen was the 16,789th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Lassen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Lassen is Tuesday, August 27th, 1889.
  • How unique is the name Lassen? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Lassen. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Lassen: Your name in reverse order is Nessal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sslnea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lassen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,701 people with the last name Lassen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lassen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lassen as their last name since less than 1 person in 172k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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