Musso Family History

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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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Musso Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Musso name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Musso. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Musso Family Origin

Where is the Musso family from?

Musso Family Occupations

What did your Musso ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, At Home, Farmer and Grocery Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Musso. The most common Musso occupation in the USA was At Home. 17% of Musso's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Musso family was Keeping House.

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  • At Home

  • Farmer

  • Grocery Store

  • Keeping House


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

Musso Historical Records

What Musso family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Musso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Musso 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 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 Card

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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Musso Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Musso 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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