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Martello Name Meaning

Southern Italian: nickname for someone with a forceful personality, from Italian martèllo ‘hammer’ (Late Latin martellus), or a metonymic occupational name for someone who used a hammer in their work.

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


Similar surnames: Martell, Martel, Marcello, Castello, Martella, Mortell, Patella

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Martello Family Origin

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Martello Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Interpreter

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Martello family was Laborer. The most common Martello occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Martello's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Interpreter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Martello.

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Martello Historical Records

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Martello Life Expectancy

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