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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 Wasson

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  • A user from Missouri, United States says the name Wasson is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Son".
Other origins: German

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Notable Persons Named Wasson


Notable Persons With the Last Name Wasson

Craig Wasson is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1975 to 2006. Craig was born on March 15th, 1954 in Eugene, Oregon, United States.


Erin Wasson is a model. Erin was born on January 20th, 1982 in Irving, Texas.


Robert Gordon Wasson was a scientist in the field of ethnomycology. Robert was born on September 22nd, 1898 in Great Falls, Montana. He died on December 26th, 1986.


Dave Wasson is a television producer, director, screenwriter, art director, and television director. Dave was given the name David Wasson .


Gregory Wasson is a president and ceo of walgreens, director of verizon communications, walgreens, verizon communications, president and ceo ofwalgreens, and director ofverizon communications. Gregory was born in 1958 in Delphi, Indiana, US.


Thomas was born in 1897. He died on May 23rd, 1948.


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Popularity of Wasson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wasson U.S.
  White 90.12% 64.26%
  African American 2.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wasson

People with the last name Wasson are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wasson

  • How Popular is the name Wasson? As a last name Wasson was the 4,182nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Wasson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Wasson is Sunday, September 23rd, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Wasson? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Wasson. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Wasson: Your name in reverse order is Nossaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Osnswa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wasson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,471 people with the last name Wasson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wasson? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Wasson as their last name.

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