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Magaro Name Meaning

Italian (southern): nickname from dialect magaru ‘sorcerer wizard’ from Latin magus Greek magos.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Magro, Mauro, Agro, Mastro, Gargaro, Ungaro, Maggio, Massaro, Maglio

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Where is the Magaro family from?

You can see how Magaro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Magaro family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Magaro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Magaro families living in New Brunswick. This was about 50% of all the recorded Magaro's in Canada. New Brunswick and 1 other province had the highest population of Magaro families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Magaro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Magaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Magaro. 20% of Magaro men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Magaro women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Magaro were Trucker and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Trucker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Office Clerk
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Magaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Magaro census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 345 immigration records available for the last name Magaro. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 309 military records available for the last name Magaro. For the veterans among your Magaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Magaro lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Magaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Magaro in 1958 was 59, and 86 in 2004.

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