Musto Family History

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Musto Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a piece of open ground used as a meeting place, from Middle English motestow ‘meeting’, ‘assembly’ (Old English (ge)mot) + stow ‘place’, ‘site’ (see Stow). The surname Musto is now found mainly in South Wales. Italian and Greek (Moustos): probably from Greek moustos, Latin mustus ‘must’ (fermenting wine), hence perhaps a nickname for someone who made wine. Combinations such as Moustogiannis ‘musty John’ are also found.

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

Similar surnames: Muto, Musso, Musco, Muston, Amuso, Murto, Motto, Sesto, Muro, Pust

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Musto Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Musto name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Musto. 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


  • France


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Musto Family Origin

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Musto Family Occupations

What did your Musto ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Musto. A less common occupation for the Musto family was Dressmaker. The most common Musto occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Musto's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer

  • Dressmaker


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Musto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Musto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Musto 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Musto. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Musto. For the veterans among your Musto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Musto Life Expectancy

What is the average Musto lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Musto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Musto in 1949 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Musto 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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