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Mussett Family History

Mussett Name Meaning

English (Essex and Norfolk): probably a variant of Mussard a nickname from Middle English musard ‘absent-minded stupid’ (Old French musart musarde ‘confused’).

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


Similar surnames: Massett, Mullett, Mussen, Dossett, Russett, Fassett, Fossett, Hassett

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Where is the Mussett family from?

You can see how Mussett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mussett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mussett families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Mussett families living in Arkansas. This was about 67% of all the recorded Mussett's in USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Mussett families in 1840.
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What did your Mussett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mussett. 42% of Mussett men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Mussett women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mussett were Truck Driver and Office Clerk. .

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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
    42%
  • Farmer
    42%
  • Truck Driver
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    60%
  • Office Clerk
    40%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Mussett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mussett 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 679 immigration records available for the last name Mussett. 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 900 military records available for the last name Mussett. For the veterans among your Mussett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mussett lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mussett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mussett in 1961 was 65, and 91 in 2004.

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