Mayo Name Meaning

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

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

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Mayo Family Origin

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Mayo Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mayo family was Farm Laborer. 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.

Source: Census data for Mayo | Data not to scale

Mayo Historical Records

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Mayo Life Expectancy

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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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