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Masset Name Meaning

French: from a short form of the personal name Thomasset an old pet form Thomas . This surname is also found in Germany. English: variant of Massett .

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

Similar surnames: Masse, Massey, Massett, Massee, Masser, Master, Messer, Mallet, Maser

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Where is the Masset family from?

You can see how Masset families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Masset family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Masset families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Masset family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Masset's in USA. New York had the highest population of Masset families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Masset surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Masset ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Masset. 34% of Masset men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Masset women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Masset were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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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
  • Machinist
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Masset. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Masset 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 777 immigration records available for the last name Masset. 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 281 military records available for the last name Masset. For the veterans among your Masset ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Masset lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Masset life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Masset in 1961 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

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