Massa Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from any of various places called Massa, for example Massa Lubrense or Massa di Somma, both in Naples province, or Masse d’Albe in Aquila, all named from medieval Latin massa ‘holding’, ‘estate’ (from Latin massa ‘mass’, ‘lump’, ‘pile’, Greek maza).

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


Similar surnames: Masse, Mossa, Mars, Kassa, Masso, Lessa, Masias, Mass, Messa, Maia

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Massa Family Origin

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Massa Family Occupations

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  • Architect & Surveyor

    13%
  • Brewers Cashier

    13%
  • Gardener Domestic Serv

    13%
  • Gas Tube Cutter

    13%

In 1881, the most common Massa occupation in the UK was Architect & Surveyor. 13% of Massa's were Architect & Surveyors. A less common occupation for the Massa family was Gas Tube Cutter. Architect & Surveyor, Brewers Cashier and Gardener Domestic Serv were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Massa.

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Massa Historical Records

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Massa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Massa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Massa in 1940 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Massa

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