Masse Name Meaning

English: variant of Mace 1. French (Picardy): metonymic occupational name from masse ‘mace’, ‘hammer’. French: habitational name from places called Masse (Allier and Cô-d’Or), or La Masse (Eure, Lot, Puy-de-Dôme, Saône-et-Loire). French (Massé): habitational name from a place called Massé in Maine-et-Loire, so named from Gallo-Roman Macciacum (from the personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum). Dutch: from Middle Dutch masse ‘clog’; ‘cudgel’, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for someone who wielded a club. Dutch: possibly a variant of Maas 1, or a patronymic from Mas.

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

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Masse Family Origin

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Masse Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • At Home

    2%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Masse. The most common Masse occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Masse's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Masse family was At Home.

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Masse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Masse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1952. The average life expectancy for Masse in 1943 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Masse

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