Maison Family History

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Maison Name Meaning

French: probably a topographic name for someone who lived by an important house, Old French maison, from Latin mansio ‘posting house’, ‘stage’ ‘halting place’ (on a route). However, the centers of distribution in the U.S. (OH, PA, and NY) suggest that it is perhaps more likely to be an altered spelling of Mason.

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


Similar surnames: Mason, Faison, Masson, Raison, Main, Malson, Mayson, Caison, Kasson

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Maison Family Origin

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Maison Family Occupations

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  • Ag Labrour

    9%
  • Annuitant

    9%
  • Brickfield Lab

    9%
  • Cottager

    9%

In 1881, the most common Maison occupation in the UK was Ag Labrour. 9% of Maison's were Ag Labrours. Ag Labrour, Annuitant and Brickfield Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maison. A less common occupation for the Maison family was Cottager.

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Maison Historical Records

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Maison Life Expectancy

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