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Calvano Name Meaning

Italian: perhaps from a variant of the personal name Galvano, from Latin Galbanus (see Galvan) or a habitational name from a place named with this word. Compare Calvanese.

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


Similar surnames: Valvano, Albano, Canzano, Galiano, Castano, Aliano, Galvan, Carrano

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Where is the Calvano family from?

You can see how Calvano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Calvano family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Calvano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Calvano family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Calvano's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Calvano families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Calvano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Calvano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Calvano. 25% of Calvano men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Calvano women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Calvano were Clerk 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
    25%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    31%
  • Housewife
    24%
  • Machine Operator
    16%
  • Seamstress
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Calvano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calvano 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 835 immigration records available for the last name Calvano. 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 359 military records available for the last name Calvano. For the veterans among your Calvano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Calvano lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Calvano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Calvano in 1952 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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