Massara Family History

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Massara Name Meaning

Italian: feminine form of Massaro or from the equivalent occupational or status name in medieval Greek, massaras ‘peasant’, ‘share cropper’, from massaria ‘small farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Massaro, Cassara, Massari, Madara, Massa, Massar, Vassar, Mascaro

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Massara Family Origin

Where is the Massara family from?

Massara Family Occupations

What did your Massara ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Waiter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Massara. 25% of Massara men worked as a Waiter and 55% of Massara women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Massara were Hotel Barman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Waiter
    25%
  • Chef
    9%
  • Cook
    9%
  • Hotel Barman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    55%
  • Home Duties
    10%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Massara Historical Records

What Massara family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Massara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Massara 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 887 immigration records available for the last name Massara. 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 307 military records available for the last name Massara. For the veterans among your Massara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Massara Life Expectancy

What is the average Massara lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Massara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Massara in 1951 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Massara

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Massara 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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