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Mast Family History

Mast Name Meaning
Dutch: nickname for a tall, lanky man, from Middle Dutch mast ‘(ship’s) mast’.Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a swineherd, from Middle Dutch mast ‘mast’, ‘swine fodder’ (the same word as the English word for beechnuts).Dutch (van de(r) Mast): topographic name for someone from a place rich in animal fodder, for example acorns.German and Swiss German: nickname from Middle High German mast ‘fat’, ‘stout’.

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

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Name Distribution of Mast Families

  • Number of Mast families
     96 - 189
     33 - 95
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mast families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mast last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mast Family Origin

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Mast Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mast

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Mast Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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