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Mazzaro Name Meaning

Italian: occupational name for a maker or seller of clubs or maces from an agent derivative of mazza ‘club mace’. This surname may also have denoted the mace-bearer of a magistrate or bishop who would walk at the head of a procession holding the symbolic mace.

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


Similar surnames: Azzaro, Mazza, Nazzaro, Massaro, Mazzara, Lazzaro, Maziarz, Maza

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Where is the Mazzaro family from?

You can see how Mazzaro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mazzaro family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Mazzaro families living in New Jersey. This was about 27% of all the recorded Mazzaro's in USA. New Jersey and 1 other state had the highest population of Mazzaro families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mazzaro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mazzaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mazzaro. 39% of Mazzaro men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Mazzaro women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mazzaro were Waiter and New Worker. .

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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
    39%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Plasterer
    6%
  • Waiter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • New Worker
    34%
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Census Records

There are 971 census records available for the last name Mazzaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mazzaro 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 457 immigration records available for the last name Mazzaro. 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 215 military records available for the last name Mazzaro. For the veterans among your Mazzaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mazzaro lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mazzaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mazzaro in 1961 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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