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Mario Family History

Mario Name Meaning

Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: from the personal name Mario, from the Latin personal name Marius, which is probably of Etruscan origin, but was widely adopted from an early date in the Christian era as a male equivalent of the female Christian name Maria.

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

Similar surnames: Maria, Marin, Marie, Mari, Marzo, Marino, Marco, Margo, Maio, Maris

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Where is the Mario family from?

You can see how Mario families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mario family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mario families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Mario family living in Vermont. This was 100% of all the recorded Mario's in USA. Vermont had the highest population of Mario families in 1840.
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What did your Mario ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mario. 36% of Mario men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Mario women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mario were Waiter and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • Shoemaker
  • Waiter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Operator
  • Cigar Maker
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Mario. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mario 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mario. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mario. For the veterans among your Mario ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mario lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mario life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mario in 1962 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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