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Masch Family History

Masch Name Meaning
North German: topographic name from Middle Low German masch ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, a variant of marsch. Compare English Marsh.German (Alemannic; Mäsch): nickname from Middle High German mast ‘fat’, ‘stout’. Compare Mast 3.Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Mash.

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

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4,679 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,016 Military Records
1,153 Immigration Records
3,800 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Masch Families

  • Number of Masch families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Masch families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Masch last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Masch census records

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Masch Family Origin

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Masch Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Masch

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Masch Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Masch census records

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Masch Civil War Service Records

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