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Mauro Family History

Mauro Name Meaning

Italian (mainly southern): from the personal name Mauro, derived from the Latin personal and ethnic name Maurus, meaning ‘Moor’, ‘North African’; or from the same word, mauro, applied as a nickname or ethnic name. Compare Moore 2 and 3.

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


Similar surnames: Mauri, Maura, Maro, Lauro, Muro, Tauro, Maury, Mars, Marro, Vairo

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Where is the Mauro family from?

You can see how Mauro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mauro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mauro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 15 Mauro families living in Ontario. This was about 35% of all the recorded Mauro's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mauro families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mauro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mauro ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mauro. 22% of Mauro men worked as a Labourer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    22%
  • Miner
    22%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Mauro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mauro 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mauro. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Mauro. For the veterans among your Mauro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mauro lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mauro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mauro in 1942 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

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