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Maser Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with boils or lumpy skin, or perhaps for a hunchback, from Middle High German maser ‘lump’, ‘protuberance’. German and English: from Middle High Germanmaser, Middle English maser ‘maple-wood bowl’ (Old French masere, of Germanic origin), hence a metonymic occupational name for a wood-turner producing such ware. English: variant spelling of Macer, an occupational name for a mace-bearer, from Old French maissier, massier, a derivative of Old French masse ‘mace’. German (Maaser): pet form of Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Mader, Master, Moser, Mauer, Mager, Naser, Maner, Manser, Mayer

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Maser Family Origin

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Maser Family Occupations

What did your Maser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Maser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Maser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Maser family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maser.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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Maser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Maser. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Maser. For the veterans among your Maser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maser Life Expectancy

What is the average Maser lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Maser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Maser in 1956 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maser ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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