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Alfano Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Alfano in Salerno province, Campania, a name of disputed etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Aliano, Albano, Alfaro, Salzano, Leano, Albino, Galiano, Bufano

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Where is the Alfano family from?

You can see how Alfano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alfano family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 98 Alfano families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Alfano's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Alfano families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alfano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alfano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alfano. 20% of Alfano men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Alfano women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alfano were Barber and Seamstress.

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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
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Alfano. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Alfano. For the veterans among your Alfano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alfano lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Alfano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Alfano in 1946 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

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