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Musco Family History

Musco Name Meaning

topographic name from musco ‘moss’ (Latin muscus). nickname from Sicilian muscu ‘miser’ ‘untrustworthy or lawless person’.

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


Similar surnames: Musto, Musch, Musso, Fusco, Mosco, Rusco, Lusco, Visco, Junco, Brusco

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Where is the Musco family from?

You can see how Musco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Musco family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Musco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Musco families living in Alabama. This was about 67% of all the recorded Musco's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Musco families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Musco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Musco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Musco. 28% of Musco men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Musco women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Musco were Longshoreman and Machine Operator.

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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
    28%
  • Barber
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Longshoreman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    27%
  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Operator
    20%
  • Machine Operator
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Musco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Musco 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 696 immigration records available for the last name Musco. 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 432 military records available for the last name Musco. For the veterans among your Musco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Musco lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Musco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Musco in 1963 was 79, and 80 in 2004.

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