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Accardo Family History

Accardo Name Meaning

Italian (mainly Sicily): of Norman French origin, a derivative of a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agio ‘edge (of a sword)’ + hard ‘bold’, ‘hardy’. Compare Ackert.

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


Similar surnames: Accurso, Attardo, Alwardt, Cardo, Vaccaro, Riccardo, Caro, Picard

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Where is the Accardo family from?

You can see how Accardo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Accardo family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Accardo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Accardo families living in Louisiana. This was about 34% of all the recorded Accardo's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Accardo families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Accardo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Accardo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Accardo. 36% of Accardo men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Accardo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Accardo were Proprietor and Bag Maker. .

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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
    36%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Barber
    10%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    25%
  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Bag Maker
    13%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Accardo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Accardo 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 Accardo. 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 483 military records available for the last name Accardo. For the veterans among your Accardo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Accardo lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Accardo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Accardo in 1950 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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