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Cristiano Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Cristiano, Latin Christianus ‘follower of Christ’ (see Christian). In the Tarentine and Sicilian dialects of Italy cristiano is a complimentary term for a clever, judicious person.

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

Similar surnames: Christian, Cristina, Christiano, Cristo, Crispino, Kristan

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Where is the Cristiano family from?

You can see how Cristiano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cristiano family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Cristiano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Cristiano families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Cristiano's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Cristiano families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cristiano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cristiano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cristiano. 22% of Cristiano men worked as a Laborer and 42% of Cristiano women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cristiano were Plumber and Dressmaker.

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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
  • Salesman
  • Baker
  • Plumber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Clerk
  • Machine Operator
  • Dressmaker
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cristiano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cristiano 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cristiano. 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 492 military records available for the last name Cristiano. For the veterans among your Cristiano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cristiano lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Cristiano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cristiano in 1951 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

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