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Cirillo Name Meaning

Italian: from a diminutive of the personal name Cirio, from Greek kyrios ‘lord’.

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

Similar surnames: Ciriello, Cirilo, Chirillo, Carillo, Cerullo, Cirino, Camillo

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Where is the Cirillo family from?

You can see how Cirillo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cirillo family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Cirillo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Cirillo families living in California. This was about 80% of all the recorded Cirillo's in USA. California had the highest population of Cirillo families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cirillo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cirillo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cirillo. 20% of Cirillo men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Cirillo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cirillo were New Worker and Packer. .

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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
  • Barber
  • Truck Driver
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Clerk
  • Packer
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What Cirillo family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Cirillo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cirillo 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Cirillo. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cirillo. For the veterans among your Cirillo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cirillo lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Cirillo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cirillo in 1946 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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