Masterson Family History

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Masterson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Master.

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

Similar surnames: Masters, Masterton, Waterson, Catterson, Masterman, Patterson

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Masterson Family Origin

Where is the Masterson family from?

Masterson Family Occupations

What did your Masterson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Masterson family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Masterson. The most common Masterson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Masterson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Masterson Historical Records

What Masterson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 72,000 census records available for the last name Masterson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Masterson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Masterson. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Masterson. For the veterans among your Masterson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Masterson Life Expectancy

What is the average Masterson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Masterson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Masterson in 1943 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Masterson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Masterson 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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