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Mazo Family History

Mazo Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname for a forceful person or metonymic occupational name for someone who used a mallet, Spanish mazo (a byform of Maza 1). Spanish (from Galician and Asturian-Leonese): habitational name from any of a number of places so named in Galicia, Asturies, and Lleón. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Mase.

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


Similar surnames: Maza, Mato, Mazon, Manzo, Marzo, Lazo, Maze, Malo, Mars, Mazor

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Where is the Mazo family from?

You can see how Mazo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mazo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Mazo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Mazo families living in Georgia. This was 100% of all the recorded Mazo's in the USA. Georgia had the highest population of Mazo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mazo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mazo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mazo. 24% of Mazo men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Mazo women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mazo were Clerk and Clerk.

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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
    24%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    31%
  • Operator
    24%
  • Secretary
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mazo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mazo 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 Mazo. 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 357 military records available for the last name Mazo. For the veterans among your Mazo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mazo lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mazo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mazo in 1961 was 49, and 88 in 2004.

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