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Massaro Family History

Massaro Name Meaning
Italian: occupational or status name from massaro, which in northern Italy denoted a tenant farmer or share cropper and in central and southern Italy could also denote an agent or steward of a rural estate, from medieval Latin massarius, a derivative of massa ‘farm’, ‘estate’. Compare Massa 1.

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

36,523 Historical Documents with Massaro on Ancestry.com
15,236 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,601 Military Records
3,768 Immigration Records
7,348 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Massaro Families

  • Number of Massaro families
     33 - 63
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    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 Massaro last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Massaro census records

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Massaro Family Origin

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Massaro Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Massaro

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Massaro Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Massaro census records

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Military Service by Massaro

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