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Maas Family History

Maas Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a short form of Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Mas, Mass, Faas, Mais, Kaas, Waas, Naas, Maass, Baas, Maat

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Where is the Maas family from?

You can see how Maas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maas families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Maas families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Maas's in USA. New York had the highest population of Maas families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maas. 23% of Maas men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Maas women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maas were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Maas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Maas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Maas. For the veterans among your Maas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maas lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Maas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Maas in 1942 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

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