History of your Surname
Get access to Mavros family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Mavros Family History

Mavros Surname Meaning

Greek: nickname for a person with a dark or swarthy complexion from Greek mavros ‘black Moorish’ later also meaning ‘poor fellow’.

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


Similar surnames: Maras, Makris, Makos, Stavros, Maron, Markos, Baros, Mauro, Manos

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Mavros family from?

You can see how Mavros families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mavros family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mavros families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there was 1 Mavros family living in Fife. This was 100% of all the recorded Mavros's in Scotland. Fife had the highest population of Mavros families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mavros surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mavros ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Painter and Clerk Sales were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mavros. 50% of Mavros men worked as a Painter and 100% of Mavros women worked as a Clerk Sales. .

View Census Data for Mavros | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Painter
    50%
  • Proprietor
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk Sales
    100%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Mavros family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 670 census records available for the last name Mavros. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mavros census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Mavros

Passenger Lists

There are 663 immigration records available for the last name Mavros. 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.

View all Mavros immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 173 military records available for the last name Mavros. For the veterans among your Mavros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Mavros military records

You've only scratched the surface of Mavros family history

Discover More

What is the average Mavros lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Mavros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mavros in 1962 was 71, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mavros

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Mavros family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Mavros last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial