Maura Family History

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Maura Name Meaning

Catalan and French: variant of Maure, from the Latin personal name Maurus (see Moore 2). Southern Italian: from a feminine variant of the personal name Mauro.

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


Similar surnames: Mauri, Mauro, Mura, Maury, Matura, Marra, Laura, Mara, Moura, Mars

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Maura Family Origin

Where is the Maura family from?

Maura Family Occupations

What did your Maura ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maura family was Keeping House. Farmer, Car Shop Rr and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maura. The most common Maura occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Maura's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Car Shop Rr

    14%
  • Clerk In Store

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Maura ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Maura Historical Records

What Maura family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maura census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Maura

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Maura. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Maura. For the veterans among your Maura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maura Life Expectancy

What is the average Maura lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Maura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Maura in 1961 was 37, and 46 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maura

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maura ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Maura Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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