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Lazzari Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of the personal name Lazzaro . Italianized form of Slovenian Lazar which is both a cognate with 1 above and a distinct topographic name and of Croatian Lazarić a patronymic from the Biblical personal name Lazar.

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


Similar surnames: Lazzara, Lazzaro, Lazzarini, Lazar, Nazzaro, Lauri, Fazzari, Sanzari

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Where is the Lazzari family from?

You can see how Lazzari families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lazzari family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Lazzari families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 14 Lazzari families living in California. This was about 20% of all the recorded Lazzari's in USA. California had the highest population of Lazzari families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lazzari surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lazzari ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lazzari. 23% of Lazzari men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Lazzari women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lazzari were Cutter and Maid. .

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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
    23%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Miner
    9%
  • Cutter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    43%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • Maid
    29%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lazzari. 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 524 military records available for the last name Lazzari. For the veterans among your Lazzari ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lazzari lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lazzari life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lazzari in 1960 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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