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Mafia Family History

Mafia Name Meaning

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

688 Historical Documents with Mafia on Ancestry.com
286 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8 Military Records
12 Immigration Records
312 Census and Voter Lists
70 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mafia Families

  • Number of Mafia families
     1
     1
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mafia last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mafia census records

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Mafia Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Mafia families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Mafia Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Mafia families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Mafia

Using the Social Security Death Index, you can find out how long people with the family name Mafia lived, as well as find information about specific Mafia ancestors. The Social Security Death Index has records for over 70 million names; where you can find birth dates, death dates, addresses, and more.

Mafia Family Occupations

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mafia ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestors social and economic status.

Military Service by Mafia

Did the Mafias fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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