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Masi Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Maso, a short form of the personal name Tommaso (see Thomas).

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


Similar surnames: Masin, Mari, Mass, Nasi, Mas, Mask, Massi, Mansi, Mani, Masci

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Where is the Masi family from?

You can see how Masi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Masi family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Masi families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Masi family living in Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Masi's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Masi families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Masi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Masi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Masi. 18% of Masi men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Masi women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Masi were Salesman and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Barber
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    13%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Operator
    11%
  • Clerk
    6%
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What Masi family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Masi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Masi 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Masi. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Masi. For the veterans among your Masi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Masi lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Masi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Masi in 1945 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

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