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Maggio Surname Meaning

Italian: from a personal name or nickname from the month of May maggio from Latin Maius (mensis) from Maia a rather obscure goddess of fertility whose name is derived from the same root as maius ‘larger’ and maiestas ‘greatness’. This may have been bestowed on someone born or baptized in the month of May or it may have been used to refer to someone of a sunny disposition or who had some anecdotal connection with the month of May such as owing a feudal obligation then. In Roman Catholicism May is especially associated with the Virgin Mary so the name may well have had a religious significance.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Maglio, Maio, Maggi, Saggio, Mario, Raggio, Baglio, Meglio, Miglio

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Where is the Maggio family from?

You can see how Maggio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maggio family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Maggio families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Maggio families living in Hertfordshire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Maggio's in United Kingdom. Hertfordshire had the highest population of Maggio families in 1891.
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What did your Maggio ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hairdresser was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Maggio. 100% of Maggio men worked as a Hairdresser. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Hairdresser
    100%
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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Maggio. For the veterans among your Maggio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maggio lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Maggio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Maggio in 1946 was 62, and 80 in 2004.

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