Mas Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a short form of Thomas. Compare Maas 1 and Mass. Catalan and southern French (Occitan): topographic name for someone who lived in an isolated dwelling in the country, rather than in a village, from Catalan and Occitan mas ‘farmstead’ (Late Latin mansum, mansus).

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

Similar surnames: Ras, Mass, Bas, May, Sas, Mar, Mais, Mars, Maas, Max

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Mas Family Origin

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Mas Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Mas occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Mas's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Cook and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mas. A less common occupation for the Mas family was Hotel Keeper.

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  • Carpenter

  • Cook

  • Farmer

  • Hotel Keeper


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Mas Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 27,000 military records available for the last name Mas. For the veterans among your Mas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mas Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Mas in 1957 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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