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Maggio Family History

Maggio Name Meaning

Italian: from a personal name or nickname from the month of May maggio from Latin Maius (mensis) from Maia a rather obscure goddess of fertility whose name is derived from the same root as maius ‘larger’ and maiestas ‘greatness’. This may have been bestowed on someone born or baptized in the month of May or it may have been used to refer to someone of a sunny disposition or who had some anecdotal connection with the month of May such as owing a feudal obligation then. In Roman Catholicism May is especially associated with the Virgin Mary so the name may well have had a religious significance.

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


Similar surnames: Maglio, Maio, Maggi, Saggio, Mario, Raggio, Baglio, Meglio, Miglio

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Where is the Maggio family from?

You can see how Maggio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maggio family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Maggio families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Maggio families living in Kentucky. This was about 53% of all the recorded Maggio's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Maggio families in 1880.
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What did your Maggio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maggio. 14% of Maggio men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Maggio women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maggio were Salesman and Clerk. .

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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
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Barber
    5%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    11%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Seamstress
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%
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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Maggio. 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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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Maggio. For the veterans among your Maggio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maggio lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Maggio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Maggio in 1946 was 62, and 80 in 2004.

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