Masterton Family History

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Masterton Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Masterton in Fife, so named because they were once held by the master (magister) of the Abbey church of Dunfermline.

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

Similar surnames: Master, Catterton, Castellon, Allerton, Marton, Winterton, Betterton

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Masterton Family Origin

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Masterton Family Occupations

What did your Masterton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Masterton. 9% of Masterton men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Masterton women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Masterton were Apprentice and Bookbinder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Foreman
  • Advertising Man
  • Apprentice

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Bookbinder

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Masterton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Masterton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Masterton 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Masterton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Masterton. For the veterans among your Masterton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Masterton Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Masterton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Masterton in 1966 was 76, and 77 in 2004.

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