Mussey Family History

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Mussey Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English mus ‘mouse’ + eage ‘eye’. Possibly an altered spelling of French Musset (see Mussett 1).

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


Similar surnames: Hussey, Massey, Tussey, Mussen, Bussey, Mossey, Busey, Dossey, Musson

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Mussey Family Origin

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Mussey Family Occupations

What did your Mussey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mussey family was Agt Baggage Master. The most common Mussey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Mussey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mussey.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Retail Grocer

    5%
  • Agt Baggage Master

    2%

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

Mussey Historical Records

What Mussey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mussey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mussey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mussey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mussey. 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 Mussey. For the veterans among your Mussey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mussey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mussey lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mussey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mussey in 1955 was 46, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mussey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mussey 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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