Musson Family History

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Musson Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): of uncertain origin, ostensibly a patronymic, though Reaney believes it to be a nickname from Anglo-Norman French muisson ‘sparrow’. French: variant of Musset (see Mussett 1). French: nickname from Old French moisson, mousson, ‘sparrow’. French: habitational name from Mousson in Meuse-et-Moselle, named with the Latin personal name Montius + the suffix -onem, or alternatively, with Latin mons ‘mountain’ + the suffix -ionem.

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

Similar surnames: Muston, Masson, Husson, Melson, Upson, Hasson, Mussen, Musso, Mutton

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Musson Family Origin

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Musson Family Occupations

What did your Musson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Musson family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Musson. The most common Musson occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Musson's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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Musson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Musson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Musson 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Musson. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Musson. For the veterans among your Musson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Musson Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Musson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Musson in 1950 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Musson 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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