Mavros Family History

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Mavros Name Meaning

Greek: from the personal name Mavros, originally a descriptive nickname for a person with a dark or swarthy complexion, Greek mavros ‘black’, ‘Moorish’, later also meaning ‘poor fellow’. This nickname may also be the source of the surname. This element is also commonly found in compound names such as Mavrogiannis ‘black John’.

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

Similar surnames: Maras, Makris, Makos, Stavros, Maron, Markos, Baros, Mauro, Manos

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Mavros Family Origin

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Mavros Family Occupations

What did your Mavros ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Painter and Clerk Sales were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mavros. 50% of Mavros men worked as a Painter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Painter
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk Sales

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

Mavros Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 670 census records available for the last name Mavros. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mavros 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 663 immigration records available for the last name Mavros. 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 173 military records available for the last name Mavros. For the veterans among your Mavros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mavros Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Mavros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mavros in 1962 was 71, and 80 in 2003.

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