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Masterman Name Meaning

English: occupational name meaning ‘servant of the master’ from Middle English maister + man. Compare Master .

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


Similar surnames: Waterman, Mauerman, Westerman, Wasserman, Batterman, Sherman, Sturman

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Where is the Masterman family from?

You can see how Masterman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Masterman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Masterman families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 18 Masterman families living in Ontario. This was about 53% of all the recorded Masterman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Masterman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Masterman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Masterman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Masterman. 48% of Masterman men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Masterman women worked as a Stenographer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Laborer
    48%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Farmers Son
    18%
  • Mill Hand
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
    100%
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What Masterman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Masterman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Masterman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Masterman. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Masterman. For the veterans among your Masterman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Masterman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Masterman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Masterman in 1954 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

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