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Centeno Family History

Centeno Name Meaning
Spanish: from centeno ‘rye’ (Late Latin centenum, a derivative of centum ‘hundred’, so called as the plant was supposed to be capable of producing a hundred grains on each stalk). The a surname may have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or sold rye, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a field given over to the cultivation of this crop.

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

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1,240 Military Records
2,872 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Centeno Families

  • Number of Centeno families
     40 - 77
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Centeno Family Origin

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Centeno Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Centeno

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Centeno Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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