Masley Family History

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Masley Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Ukrainian Maslij or Polish Maslej, from maslo ‘butter’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a dairyman or perhaps a nickname for a fat person.

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


Similar surnames: Maslak, Pasley, Axley, Massey, Easley, Manley, Magley, Maley, Mailey

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Masley Family Origin

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Masley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Hand

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Masley family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Masley. The most common Masley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Masley's were Farmers.

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Masley Historical Records

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Masley Life Expectancy

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