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Massenburg Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. This name is recorded in VA in the early 18th century. It may be an altered form of English Massingberd, the etymology of which is likewise uncertain. Reaney suggests Old Norse messing ‘brass’, ‘brazen’ + berd ‘beard’, but the early citations are from Sussex and Surrey, which were not areas of Norse settlement.

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


Similar surnames: Essenburg, Messenger, Marshburn, Altenburg, Russelburg, Kisselburg

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Massenburg Family Origin

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Massenburg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Massenburg family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Massenburg. The most common Massenburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Massenburg's were Farmers.

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Massenburg Life Expectancy

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