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Masson Family History

Masson Name Meaning
Scottish (Aberdeen): variant of Mason, or possibly an assimilated form of Manson 1 GFB.French: from a pet form of Thomas.French: occupational name for a stonemason, Old French mas(s)on.

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

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Name Distribution of Masson Families

  • Number of Masson families
     42 - 81
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Masson families
     50 - 98
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Masson families
     239 - 475
     80 - 238
     1 - 79
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Masson Family Origin

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Masson Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Masson

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Masson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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