Mask Family History

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Mask Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Thomas. English: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Maske, Mass, Mack, Mark, Mas, Mast, Mak, Masi, Mash, Pask

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Mask Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mask name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Mask Family Origin

Where is the Mask family from?

Mask Family Occupations

What did your Mask ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mask occupation in the UK was Coalminer. 25% of Mask's were Coalminers. Coalminer, Dustman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mask. A less common occupation for the Mask family was Omnibus Conductor.

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  • Coalminer

  • Dustman

  • Labourer

  • Omnibus Conductor


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

Mask Historical Records

What Mask family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Mask. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mask 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 675 immigration records available for the last name Mask. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Mask. For the veterans among your Mask ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mask Life Expectancy

What is the average Mask lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mask life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mask in 1949 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mask 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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