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Maiorana Surname Meaning

Italian (mainly Calabria and Sicily): name from Sicilian maiurana medieval Latin majorana ‘marjoram’ applied as a topographic name and also as a personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Maiorano, Maisano, Martorana, Maitland, Marano, Maran, Maione

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Where is the Maiorana family from?

You can see how Maiorana families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maiorana family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Maiorana families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Maiorana families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Maiorana's in USA. New York had the highest population of Maiorana families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maiorana surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maiorana ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maiorana. 20% of Maiorana men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Maiorana women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maiorana were New Worker and New Worker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Shoemaker
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Operator
  • Saleslady
  • New Worker
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Maiorana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maiorana census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Maiorana. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 592 military records available for the last name Maiorana. For the veterans among your Maiorana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maiorana lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Maiorana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Maiorana in 1945 was 24, and 72 in 2004.

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