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Azzaro Family History

Azzaro Name Meaning

Italian (mainly northern): from az(z)aro an occupational name for a producer or supplier of hatchets or battleaxes (from az(z)a ‘hatchet battleaxe’) or a metonymic occupational name for maker or supplier of steel or swords from a dialect variant of acciaio ‘steel’.

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


Similar surnames: Nazzaro, Mazzaro, Azzara, Amaro, Arcaro, Bazzano, Lazzaro, Cassaro

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Where is the Azzaro family from?

You can see how Azzaro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Azzaro family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Azzaro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Azzaro families living in New York. This was about 52% of all the recorded Azzaro's in USA. New York had the highest population of Azzaro families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Azzaro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Azzaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Azzaro. 37% of Azzaro men worked as a Laborer and 78% of Azzaro women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Azzaro were Salesman and Finisher. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    78%
  • Finisher
    23%
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Census Records

There are 842 census records available for the last name Azzaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Azzaro census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 464 immigration records available for the last name Azzaro. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 185 military records available for the last name Azzaro. For the veterans among your Azzaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Azzaro lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Azzaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Azzaro in 1958 was 80, and 62 in 2004.

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