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Musso Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): nickname for someone with some peculiarity of the mouth, Sicilian mussu, Italian muso (from Late Latin musum). Northern Italian: from the personal name Musso, a northern form of Giacomo (see James).

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


Similar surnames: Musto, Russo, Mosso, Tasso, Musco, Musson, Masso, Urso, Nasso, Misko

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Where is the Musso family from?

You can see how Musso families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Musso family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Musso families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Musso family living in Massachusetts. This was about 50% of all the recorded Musso's in the USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Musso families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Musso surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Musso ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Musso. 22% of Musso men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Musso women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Musso were Truck Driver and Saleslady.

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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
    22%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    21%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Seamstress
    8%
  • Saleslady
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Musso. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Musso. For the veterans among your Musso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Musso lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Musso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Musso in 1946 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

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