Masel Family History

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Masel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of a short form of Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Basel, Maser, Missel, Masek, Fasel, Mastel, Dagel, Apel, Maul, Kaskel

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Masel Family Origin

Where is the Masel family from?

Masel Family Occupations

What did your Masel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Masel. 10% of Masel men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Masel women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Masel were Labor and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Factory Worker
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Labor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Operator
    10%

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

Masel Historical Records

What Masel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Masel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Masel 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 757 immigration records available for the last name Masel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 511 military records available for the last name Masel. For the veterans among your Masel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Masel Life Expectancy

What is the average Masel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Masel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Masel in 1963 was 72, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Masel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Masel 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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