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Cisco Family History

Cisco Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from the personal name Cisco, a short form of Francesco, from Latin Franciscus (see Francis).

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


Similar surnames: Sisco, Cicco, Frisco, Visco, Cosco, Caso, Ciano, Sisto, Cino, Circo

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Where is the Cisco family from?

You can see how Cisco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cisco family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Cisco families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 28 Cisco families living in New York. This was about 61% of all the recorded Cisco's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Cisco families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cisco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cisco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cisco. 28% of Cisco men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Cisco women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cisco were Salesman and Housekeeper.

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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
    28%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Cisco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cisco 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 462 immigration records available for the last name Cisco. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Cisco. For the veterans among your Cisco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cisco lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cisco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Cisco in 1954 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

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