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Mestre Family History

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. DK. This is not Spanish - RS.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

40,492 Historical Documents with Mestre on Ancestry.com
16,921 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
346 Military Records
2,450 Immigration Records
2,572 Census and Voter Lists
18,203 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mestre Families

  • Number of Mestre families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mestre families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mestre last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mestre census records

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Mestre Family Origin

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Mestre Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mestre

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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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Mestre Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mestre census records

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Mestre Civil War Service Records

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