Massaro Family History

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Massaro Name Meaning

Italian: occupational or status name from massaro, which in northern Italy denoted a tenant farmer or share cropper and in central and southern Italy could also denote an agent or steward of a rural estate, from medieval Latin massarius, a derivative of massa ‘farm’, ‘estate’. Compare Massa 1.

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

Similar surnames: Massara, Massa, Massari, Mascaro, Cassaro, Bassano, Mazzaro, Mastro

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Massaro Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Massaro name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Massaro. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


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Massaro Family Origin

Where is the Massaro family from?

Massaro Family Occupations

What did your Massaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Massaro occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Massaro's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Massaro ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Massaro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Massaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Massaro census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Massaro. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Massaro. For the veterans among your Massaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Massaro Life Expectancy

What is the average Massaro lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Massaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Massaro in 1945 was 25, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Massaro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Massaro ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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