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Mascaro Name Meaning

Italian: from the Old Tuscan personal name Mascaro probably of ancient Germanic origin. Italian: possibly a nickname from Arabic muʿaskarī ‘military camp’. Catalan (Mascaró): probably from a medieval personal name of ancient Germanic origin (compare 1 above) or perhaps a cognate of 2 above.

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


Similar surnames: Massaro, Mascari, Mascolo, Asaro, Moscato, Macari, Casano, Marcano

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Where is the Mascaro family from?

You can see how Mascaro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mascaro family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Mascaro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Mascaro families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Mascaro's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Mascaro families in 1840.
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What did your Mascaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mascaro. 38% of Mascaro men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Mascaro women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mascaro were Barber and New Worker. .

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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
    38%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Barber
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    22%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Housework
    11%
  • New Worker
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mascaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mascaro 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mascaro. 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 809 military records available for the last name Mascaro. For the veterans among your Mascaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mascaro lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mascaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mascaro in 1940 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

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