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Cerino Name Meaning

Italian: probably from a diminutive of the personal name Ceri, which has various origins: it can be a topographic name (see Cerro); a nickname for someone with curly hair, from Latin cirrus ‘lock’, ‘curl’; alternatively, it can be from a diminutive of Ricciere, Riccieri (more commonly found as Rizziero), with loss of the first syllable; or from a short form of the Latin occupational name cereterius ‘wax seller’.

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


Similar surnames: Cirino, Cerro, Chino, Gerbino, Cervino, Farino, Cerio, Forino, Perino

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Where is the Cerino family from?

You can see how Cerino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cerino family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Cerino families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 15 Cerino families living in New York. This was about 20% of all the recorded Cerino's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Cerino families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cerino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cerino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cerino. 30% of Cerino men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Cerino women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cerino were Truck Driver and Housewife.

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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
    30%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    27%
  • Machine Operator
    20%
  • Tailor
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cerino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cerino 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 619 immigration records available for the last name Cerino. 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 497 military records available for the last name Cerino. For the veterans among your Cerino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cerino lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cerino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Cerino in 1959 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

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