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Masso Name Meaning

Italian: masculinized form of Massa. Catalan (Massó): probably variant spelling of maçó ‘pickaxe’, nickname for someone who worked as stonecutter, from the diminutive of maça ‘mace’.

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


Similar surnames: Tasso, Basso, Masse, Musso, Mosso, Lasso, Maser, Massa, Marso, Massi

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Where is the Masso family from?

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

What did your Masso ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Masso. 23% of Masso men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Masso women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Masso were Miner and Housekeeper. .

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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
    23%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Miner
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    12%
  • Packer
    12%
  • Mach Operator
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Masso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Masso 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 Masso. 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 580 military records available for the last name Masso. For the veterans among your Masso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Masso lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Masso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Masso in 1959 was 59, and 83 in 2004.

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