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Masse Surname Meaning

French (Massé): habitational name from Massé in Maine-et-Loire so named from Gallo-Roman Macciacum (from the personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum). French (Massé): variant of Macé (see Mace ) in part a cognate of 1 above. French: habitational name from any of the places called Masse (Allier and Côte-d'Or) or La Masse (Eure Lot Puy-de-Dôme Saône-et-Loire). French (Picardy): metonymic occupational name from masse ‘mace hammer’. Breton (mainly Finistère of French origin) and French (Massé): from a variant of the personal name Macé (see Mace ). English: variant of Mace .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Massey, Mars, Mass, Matte, Hasse, Massa, Sasse, Basse, Halse, Marie

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Where is the Masse family from?

You can see how Masse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Masse family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Masse families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 14 Masse families living in Middlesex. This was about 47% of all the recorded Masse's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Masse families in 1891.
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What did your Masse ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Masse. 100% of Masse women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Masse. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Masse. For the veterans among your Masse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Masse lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Masse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1952. The average life expectancy for Masse in 1943 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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