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Mazza Family History

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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Where is the Mazza family from?

You can see how Mazza families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mazza family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Mazza families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Mazza families living in California. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mazza's in USA. California had the highest population of Mazza families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mazza surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mazza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mazza. 18% of Mazza men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Mazza women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mazza were New Worker and Housewife. .

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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
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%
  • New Worker
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    13%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Waitress
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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