Mauro Family History

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Mauro Name Meaning

Italian (mainly southern): from the personal name Mauro, derived from the Latin personal and ethnic name Maurus, meaning ‘Moor’, ‘North African’; or from the same word, mauro, applied as a nickname or ethnic name. Compare Moore 2 and 3.

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

Similar surnames: Mauri, Maura, Maro, Lauro, Muro, Tauro, Maury, Mars, Marro, Vairo

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Mauro Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mauro name?

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

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Mauro Family Origin

Where is the Mauro family from?

Mauro Family Occupations

What did your Mauro ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mauro occupation in the UK was Slater. 100% of Mauro's were Slaters.

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  • Slater


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

Mauro Historical Records

What Mauro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Mauro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mauro 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mauro. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Mauro. For the veterans among your Mauro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mauro Life Expectancy

What is the average Mauro lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mauro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mauro in 1942 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mauro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mauro 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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