First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Masten

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Alt. Meaning

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for attractive, inside and out

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Notable Persons Named Masten

Masten Gregory is a formula one racer.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Masten

Chris Masten is an important person. Chris was born on May 2nd, 1989.


Joseph G. Masten was a List of mayors of Buffalo and New York. Joseph was born on June 24th, 1809 in Red Hook, New York. He left this life on April 15th, 1871.


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Popularity of Masten as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Masten U.S.
  White 88.16% 64.26%
  African American 3.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.48% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Masten

People with the last name Masten are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Masten

  • How Popular is the name Masten? As a last name Masten was the 11,236th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Masten first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Masten is Friday, October 24th, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Masten? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Masten. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Masten: Your name in reverse order is Netsam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Matsen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Masten? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,813 people with the last name Masten.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Masten? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Masten as their last name since less than 1 person in 105k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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