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Mestre Name Meaning

Catalan southern French and Portuguese: from mestre ‘master (craftsman)’ denoting the head of a craft or trade guild. Compare French Maitre . Italian and Jewish (from Italy): habitational name from Mestre part of Venice.

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


Similar surnames: Maestre, Maitre, Mastro, Mester, Maestri, Mistry, Maire, Ventre

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Where is the Mestre family from?

You can see how Mestre families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mestre family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mestre families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Mestre families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Mestre's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mestre families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mestre surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mestre ancestors do for a living?

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

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Nurseryman
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mestre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mestre 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mestre. 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 360 military records available for the last name Mestre. For the veterans among your Mestre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mestre lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mestre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mestre in 1959 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

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