Mazza Family History

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Mazza Name Meaning

nickname or metonymic occupational name from mazza ‘club’, ‘mace’, ‘sledge hammer’. nickname for a destructive individual, from a derivative of Italian (am)mazzare ‘to kill or destroy’ (Latin mactare).

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

Similar surnames: Maza, Razza, Mazzaro, Pezza, Mazzuca, Mazzo, Matza, Kasza, Manca

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Mazza Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mazza name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mazza. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Mazza Family Origin

Where is the Mazza family from?

Mazza Family Occupations

What did your Mazza ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Fruiter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mazza. A less common occupation for the Mazza family was Works In Rolling Mill. The most common Mazza occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Mazza's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Fruiter

  • Keeping House

  • Works In Rolling Mill


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

Mazza Historical Records

What Mazza family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Mazza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mazza census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mazza. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Mazza. For the veterans among your Mazza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mazza Life Expectancy

What is the average Mazza lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mazza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mazza in 1940 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mazza

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mazza 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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