Cairo Family History

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Cairo Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): habitational name from any of various places in Sicily named Cairo.

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


Similar surnames: Carro, Caito, Caira, Faro, Caire, Caro, Campo, Coiro, Gair, Vairo

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Cairo Family Origin

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Cairo Family Occupations

What did your Cairo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cairo occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 23% of Cairo's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cairo. A less common occupation for the Cairo family was Cook.

View Census data for Cairo | Data not to scale

  • Farm Laborer

    23%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Cook

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cairo ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cairo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cairo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cairo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cairo. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cairo. For the veterans among your Cairo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cairo Life Expectancy

What is the average Cairo lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Cairo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cairo in 1946 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cairo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cairo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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