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Maio Family History

Maio Name Meaning

Italian Spanish and Portuguese: from a personal name or nickname based on the word for the month of May Latin Maius (see May ). Italian: possibly also from the personal name Maio of ancient Germanic origin (from magu- ‘boy’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mario, Malo, Mato, Main, Maino, Maro, Maglio, Mako, Baio, Mazo

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Where is the Maio family from?

You can see how Maio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maio family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maio families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Maio family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Maio's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Maio families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maio. 28% of Maio men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Maio women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maio were Salesman and Housewife. .

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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
    28%
  • Barber
    7%
  • Proprietor
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    18%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Finisher
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Maio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maio 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Maio. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Maio. For the veterans among your Maio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maio lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Maio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Maio in 1950 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

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