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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


Similar surnames: Asch, Rasch, Marsch, Mesch, Mash, Musch, March, Dasch, Mauch, Tasch

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Where is the Masch family from?

You can see how Masch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Masch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Masch families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Masch family living in Maryland. This was about 50% of all the recorded Masch's in the USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Masch families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Masch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Masch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Masch. 23% of Masch men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Masch women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Masch were New Worker and Housewife.

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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%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • New Worker
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    17%
  • Secretary
    14%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Masch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Masch 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Masch. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Masch. For the veterans among your Masch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Masch lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Masch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Masch in 1963 was 82, and 82 in 2004.

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