Masters Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Masters Name Meaning: Originates from the word 'magister' (of Latin origin) meaning someone important or in charge.

A surname of Latin origin which became more widely used after the Norman Invasion. May have been a name given to someone in charge of a number of men or amount of land.

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Surname Distribution

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Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Masters Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Masters family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 185
Female Servant 94
Independent 80
Male Servant 53
Labourer 52
Farmer 42
Carpenter 34
Shoe Maker 29
Dress Maker 21
Tailor 14
Pauper 13
Publican 13
Apprentice 12
Mason 12
Blacksmith 10
Butcher 9
Brick Layer 8
Baker 7
Weaver 7
Gardener 7
Agricutural Labourer 6
Mariner 6
Porter 6
Pupil 6
Coal Miner 6

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