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Mauro Name Meaning

Italian (mainly southern): from the personal name Mauro derived from the Latin personal and ethnic name Maurus borne by various early Christian saints and meaning ‘Moor North African’. Compare Moore and Moro .

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


Similar surnames: Mauri, Maura, Maro, Lauro, Muro, Tauro, Maury, Mars, Marro, Vairo

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Where is the Mauro family from?

You can see how Mauro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mauro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mauro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Mauro families living in Iowa. This was about 33% of all the recorded Mauro's in USA. Iowa and 1 other state had the highest population of Mauro families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mauro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mauro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mauro. 18% of Mauro men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Mauro women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mauro were Barber 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
    18%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Barber
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    12%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Seamstress
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Mauro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mauro 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mauro. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Mauro. For the veterans among your Mauro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mauro lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mauro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mauro in 1942 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

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