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Maisano Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from a place in Calabria named Magisano (dialect forms Maisano,Majisano), from a Latin word, Magisius or Magissius influenced by Calabrian majisi ‘of (the month of) May’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Marano, Milano, Bassano, Casano, Massaro, Aliano, Manzano, Pisano

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Where is the Maisano family from?

You can see how Maisano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maisano family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Maisano families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Maisano family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Maisano's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Maisano families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maisano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maisano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maisano. 29% of Maisano men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Maisano women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maisano were Mechanic and Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    29%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Mechanic
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Finisher
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Maisano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maisano 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 924 immigration records available for the last name Maisano. 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 632 military records available for the last name Maisano. For the veterans among your Maisano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maisano lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Maisano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Maisano in 1954 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

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