Mestre Family History

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Mestre Name Meaning

Catalan, southern French (Occitan), and Portuguese: from mestre ‘master (craftsman)’, denoting the head of a craft or trade guild. Compare French Maitre. Jewish (Sephardic, especially in Italy): status name for a rabbi, translation of Aramaic Rabbi ‘teacher’. Italian: habitational name from Mestre, now one of the most densely populated areas of Venice.

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

Similar surnames: Maestre, Maitre, Mastro, Mester, Maestri, Mistry, Maire, Ventre

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Mestre Family Origin

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Mestre Family Occupations

What did your Mestre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mestre. 40% of Mestre men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Mestre women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mestre were Clerk and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Bracero
  • Jornalero
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher

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

Mestre Historical Records

What Mestre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mestre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mestre 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mestre. 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 360 military records available for the last name Mestre. For the veterans among your Mestre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mestre Life Expectancy

What is the average Mestre lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mestre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mestre in 1959 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mestre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mestre ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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