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Massmann Name Meaning

North German: pet form of Mass.

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


Similar surnames: Assmann, Massman, Hansmann, Wassmann, Hammann, Hassman, Kassman

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Where is the Massmann family from?

You can see how Massmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Massmann family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Massmann families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 34 Massmann families living in Illinois. This was about 35% of all the recorded Massmann's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Massmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Massmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Massmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Shoe Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Massmann. 74% of Massmann men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Massmann women worked as a Shoe Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Massmann were Farm Laborer 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

  • Farmer
    74%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Shoe Worker
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Bookkeeper
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Massmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Massmann 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Massmann. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Massmann. For the veterans among your Massmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Massmann lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Massmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Massmann in 1959 was 55, and 64 in 2004.

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