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The distinguished surname Maisson originated in the beautiful and majestic country of France. The surname Maisson is an occupational name, which means that it is a type of hereditary surname. Occupational names were derived from the name of the primary occupation of the first person who used the name. In this case it is derived from the Old French word machun, which meant "stone cutter." Accordingly, the original bearer of this name was a worker in stone or mason.

Maisson Early Origins



The surname Maisson was first found in Provence, where this illustrious family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Maisson Spelling Variations


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Maisson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Masson, Masond, Masonde, Mason, Masen, Masons and many more.

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Maisson Early History


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Maisson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maisson research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1397, 1414, 1572, 1676, 1450, 1414, 1636 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Maisson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Maisson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Maisson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Maisson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gilles Masson, who came to Québec, where he married Marie-Jeanne Gauthier in1668; Jacques Masson, who wedding to Jeanne Jousselot of Québec ws in 1670.

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