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Massing Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Hassing, Mossing, Rossing, Maring, Messing, Lansing, Lossing, Wissing

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Where is the Massing family from?

You can see how Massing families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Massing family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Massing families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 23 Massing families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded Massing's in USA. New York had the highest population of Massing families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Massing surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Massing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Massing. 22% of Massing men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Massing women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Massing were Proprietor and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
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What Massing family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Massing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Massing 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 581 immigration records available for the last name Massing. 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 795 military records available for the last name Massing. For the veterans among your Massing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Massing lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Massing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Massing in 1958 was 32, and 57 in 2004.

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