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Origin and popularity of the name MASS


Mass : 1: North German: from a short form of the personal name Thomas. Compare Maas Mas.2: Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from German Mass ‘measure measurement’.3: English: variant of Mace.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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