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Musson Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): of uncertain origin, ostensibly a patronymic, though Reaney believes it to be a nickname from Anglo-Norman French muisson ‘sparrow’. French: variant of Musset (see Mussett 1). French: nickname from Old French moisson, mousson, ‘sparrow’. French: habitational name from Mousson in Meuse-et-Moselle, named with the Latin personal name Montius + the suffix -onem, or alternatively, with Latin mons ‘mountain’ + the suffix -ionem.

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


Similar surnames: Muston, Masson, Husson, Melson, Upson, Hasson, Mussen, Musso, Mutton

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Musson Family Origin

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Musson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Day Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Musson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Musson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Musson family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Musson.

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Musson Life Expectancy

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