Mas Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a short form of Thomas. Compare Maas 1 and Mass. Catalan and southern French (Occitan): topographic name for someone who lived in an isolated dwelling in the country, rather than in a village, from Catalan and Occitan mas ‘farmstead’ (Late Latin mansum, mansus).

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


Similar surnames: Ras, Mass, Bas, May, Sas, Mar, Mais, Mars, Maas, Max

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Mas Family Origin

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Mas Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Cook

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Hotel Keeper

    14%

In 1880, Carpenter, Cook and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mas. A less common occupation for the Mas family was Hotel Keeper. The most common Mas occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Mas's were Carpenters.

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Mas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Mas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Mas in 1957 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mas

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