Gazzo Name Meaning

Italian: of uncertain etymology. It is probably from medieval Greek Gatsos, a pet form of Georgatsos, a derivative of Georgios (see George). However, Caracausi proposes that it is a nickname from Sicilian gazzu ‘blue-eyed’ (also ‘short-sighted’), or from Old Italian gazzo ‘deep blue’ (like the feathers of a magpie, Italian gazza). It could also be a habitational name from Gazzo in Padova province, Gazzo Veronese in Verona province, or from a reduced form of Agazzo, from Late Latin Agathius, either a masculine form of Agata or from the analogous Germanic personal name Agathio.

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


Similar surnames: Guzzo, Mazzo, Gallo, Marzo, Sanzo, Lanzo, Ganz, Gizzi, Manzo, Iozzo

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Gazzo Family Occupations

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  • Catholic Priest

    33%
  • Oyster Shop

    33%
  • Physician

    33%

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In 1880, Catholic Priest and Oyster Shop were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gazzo. The most common Gazzo occupation in the USA was Catholic Priest. 33% of Gazzo's were Catholic Priests. A less common occupation for the Gazzo family was Physician.

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Between 1952 and 2004, Gazzo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gazzo in 1952 was 31, and 94 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gazzo

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