Massett Family History

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Massett Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of English and French Masset, from a feminine pet form of the personal name Masse, a variant of Matthew.

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

Similar surnames: Massey, Massetti, Hassett, Masse, Bassett, Gassett, Mussett, Haskett

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Massett Family Origin

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Massett Family Occupations

What did your Massett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, A R P Fire Brigade At Employ and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Massett. 6% of Massett men worked as an A R P Fire Brigade At Employ and 43% of Massett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Massett were Boofing Expectfelti and Camera Assembler

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • A R P Fire Brigade At Employ
  • Agricultural General Labourer
  • Bank Cashier
  • Boofing Expectfelti

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Assistant Nurse ()
  • Domestic Unpaid
  • Camera Assembler

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

Massett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Massett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Massett 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 521 immigration records available for the last name Massett. 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 412 military records available for the last name Massett. For the veterans among your Massett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Massett Life Expectancy

What is the average Massett lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Massett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Massett in 1957 was 83, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Massett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Massett 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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