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Russo Family History

Russo Name Meaning
Italian: from the personal name Russo, southern variant of Rosso, a nickname for someone with red hair, a red beard, or a ruddy complexion.

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

451,545 Historical Documents with Russo on Ancestry.com
188,669 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
28,338 Military Records
48,410 Immigration Records
98,237 Census and Voter Lists
87,891 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Russo Families

  • Number of Russo families
     711 - 1,419
     238 - 710
     1 - 237
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Russo families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Russo last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Russo census records

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Russo Family Origin

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Russo Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Russo families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Russo

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Russo Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Russo census records

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Russo Civil War Service Records

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