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Mastro Family History

Mastro Name Meaning

Italian (southern): occupational name for a teacher or for a master craftsman from mastro ‘master’ (from Latin magister). Spanish: nickname from mastro ‘mast flagpole’.

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


Similar surnames: Maestre, Magistro, Maestri, Maisto, Castro, Master, Mestre, Massaro

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Where is the Mastro family from?

You can see how Mastro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mastro family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Mastro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Mastro families living in Dakota Territory. This was about 71% of all the recorded Mastro's in USA. Dakota Territory had the highest population of Mastro families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mastro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mastro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mastro. 33% of Mastro men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Mastro women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mastro were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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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
    33%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Mechanic
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    15%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mastro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mastro 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 Mastro. 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 903 military records available for the last name Mastro. For the veterans among your Mastro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mastro lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mastro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mastro in 1954 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

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