Mayo Family History

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Mayo Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Mayhew. Variant of French Mailhot.

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


Similar surnames: May, Mayou, Mayor, Vayo, Maye, Rayo, Mayr, Hayn, Mars, Mamo

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Mayo Family Origin

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Mayo Family Occupations

What did your Mayo ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mayo. The most common Mayo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Mayo's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mayo family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Mayo | Data not to scale

Mayo Historical Records

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Mayo Life Expectancy

What is the average Mayo lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mayo 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.

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Mayo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mayo in 1944 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mayo

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