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Masterton Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Masterton in Fife, so named because they were once held by the master (magister) of the Abbey church of Dunfermline.

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


Similar surnames: Master, Catterton, Castellon, Allerton, Marton, Winterton, Betterton

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Masterton Family Origin

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Masterton Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Linen Weaver

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Masterton occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Masterton's were Labourers. Labourer, Linen Weaver and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Masterton. A less common occupation for the Masterton family was Coal Miner.

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Masterton Historical Records

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Masterton Life Expectancy

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