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Massar Name Meaning

German (mainly Rhineland-Palatinate): unexplained. In some cases possibly also northern French Walloon or Flemish: variant of Massart .

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


Similar surnames: Massart, Vassar, Maser, Massara, Nassar, Manser, Hassan, Lasser

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Where is the Massar family from?

You can see how Massar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Massar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Massar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Massar families living in Ohio. This was about 59% of all the recorded Massar's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Massar families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Massar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Massar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Massar. 38% of Massar men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Massar women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Massar were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    38%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • House Work
    19%
  • Packerinspector
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Massar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Massar 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 419 immigration records available for the last name Massar. 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 753 military records available for the last name Massar. For the veterans among your Massar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Massar lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Massar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Massar in 1962 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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