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Chirico Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Chirico, Latin Cyriacus or Quiricus, Greek Kyriakos (see Cyr), a personal name of the early Christian era, an adjectival form meaning ‘of the Lord’. There may have been some confusion with church Latin clericus ‘cleric’ (Italian chierico).

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


Similar surnames: Cherico, Cirilo, Cirino, Chico, Chirco, Chino, Christ, Clerico

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Where is the Chirico family from?

You can see how Chirico families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chirico family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Chirico families living in New York. This was about 27% of all the recorded Chirico's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Chirico families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chirico surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chirico ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chirico. 30% of Chirico men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Chirico women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chirico were Presser and Saleslady.

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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
    10%
  • Helper
    9%
  • Presser
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    25%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Seamstress
    19%
  • Saleslady
    13%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chirico. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chirico 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Chirico. 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 819 military records available for the last name Chirico. For the veterans among your Chirico ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chirico lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Chirico life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Chirico in 1941 was 34, and 71 in 2004.

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