Maser Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with boils or lumpy skin, or perhaps for a hunchback, from Middle High German maser ‘lump’, ‘protuberance’. German and English: from Middle High Germanmaser, Middle English maser ‘maple-wood bowl’ (Old French masere, of Germanic origin), hence a metonymic occupational name for a wood-turner producing such ware. English: variant spelling of Macer, an occupational name for a mace-bearer, from Old French maissier, massier, a derivative of Old French masse ‘mace’. German (Maaser): pet form of Thomas.

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

Similar surnames: Mader, Master, Moser, Mauer, Mager, Naser, Maner, Manser, Mayer

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Maser Family Origin

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Maser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maser family was Blacksmith. The most common Maser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Maser's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maser.

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Between 1956 and 2004, Maser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Maser in 1956 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maser

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