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Angelo Name Meaning

Italian: from a popular medieval personal name Angelo Latin Angelus from Greek angelos ‘messenger angel’ (see Angel ).

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


Similar surnames: Angel, Angelle, Angelos, Andel, Angelico, D'angelo, Angello, Engel

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Where is the Angelo family from?

You can see how Angelo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Angelo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Angelo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Angelo families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 75% of all the recorded Angelo's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Angelo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Angelo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Angelo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Angelo. 25% of Angelo men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Angelo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Angelo were Clerk and Waitress. .

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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 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • New Worker
    4%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    11%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Waitress
    6%
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Census Records

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Angelo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Angelo 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Angelo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Angelo. For the veterans among your Angelo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Angelo lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Angelo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Angelo in 1946 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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