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Origin and popularity of the name MASS

Origin

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.

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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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Geographic distribution of the 3,808 individuals with the name MASS on Geneanet.

 

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    (237 individuals)
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    (100 individuals)
    pmlhennings
    (99 individuals)

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