Maura Family History

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Maura Name Meaning

Catalan and French: variant of Maure, from the Latin personal name Maurus (see Moore 2). Southern Italian: from a feminine variant of the personal name Mauro.

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


Similar surnames: Mauri, Mauro, Mura, Maury, Matura, Marra, Laura, Mara, Moura, Mars

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Maura Family Origin

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Maura Family Occupations

What did your Maura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Maura. 21% of Maura men worked as a Laborer and 39% of Maura women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maura were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Butcher
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    39%
  • Cook
    16%
  • Machine Operator
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%

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

Maura Historical Records

What Maura family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maura census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Maura. 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 Card

There are 353 military records available for the last name Maura. For the veterans among your Maura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maura Life Expectancy

What is the average Maura lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Maura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Maura in 1961 was 37, and 46 in 2004.

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