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Maiorano Surname Meaning

Italian (southern):: from the personal name Maiorano from Latin maior ‘greater larger senior’. habitational name from Maiorano di Monte a locality of Dragoni in Caserta province.

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


Similar surnames: Maiorino, Maiorana, Marzano, Morano, Marano, Maisano, Amitrano

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Where is the Maiorano family from?

You can see how Maiorano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maiorano family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Maiorano families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Maiorano's in USA. New York had the highest population of Maiorano families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maiorano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maiorano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maiorano. 26% of Maiorano men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Maiorano women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maiorano were Truck Driver 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
    26%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    21%
  • Operator
    21%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • New Worker
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Maiorano. 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 807 military records available for the last name Maiorano. For the veterans among your Maiorano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maiorano lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Maiorano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Maiorano in 1948 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

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