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Maro Name Meaning

Italian: from a short form of the medieval personal name Ademaro, Adimaro, derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + mari, meri ‘famous’. Hungarian (Maró): from a pet form of the personal names Márk (see Mark) or Márton (see Martin).

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

Similar surnames: Mari, Maron, Mar, Mara, Mark, Baro, Marko, Mare, Amaro, Margo

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Where is the Maro family from?

You can see how Maro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Maro families living in Yorkshire. This was about 20% of all the recorded Maro's in the UK. Yorkshire had the highest population of Maro families in 1891.
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What did your Maro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Maro. 36% of Maro men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Maro women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maro were Barber and Cotton Picker.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Clerk
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
  • Cotton Picker
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Maro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maro 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Maro. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Maro. For the veterans among your Maro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maro lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Maro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Maro in 1963 was 69, and 84 in 2004.

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