Massena Family History

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Massena Name Meaning

Southern French: probably from a pet form of Masson.

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


Similar surnames: Masson, Massett, Massey, Mussen, Masten, Madsen, Lassen, Massmann

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Massena Family Origin

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Massena Family Occupations

What did your Massena ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Massena family was Laborer. The most common Massena occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Massena's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps A Candy Store and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Massena.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeps A Candy Store

    25%
  • Keeps House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Massena ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Massena Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Massena

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Massena. 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 Massena. For the veterans among your Massena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Massena Life Expectancy

What is the average Massena lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Massena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Massena in 1945 was 43, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Massena

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Massena 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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