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Cristo Name Meaning

Spanish, Italian (Sardinia and Lazio), and Portuguese: from the personal name Cristo ‘Christ’, Latin Christus, Greek Khristos (see Christian).

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


Similar surnames: Christo, Crist, Christ, Crispo, Riso, Frisco, Cisco, Sisto, Crespo

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Where is the Cristo family from?

You can see how Cristo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cristo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1881 and 1920. The most Cristo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Cristo families living in Massachusetts. This was about 11% of all the recorded Cristo's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Cristo families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cristo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cristo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stitcher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cristo. 37% of Cristo men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Cristo women worked as a Stitcher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cristo were Truck Driver and Seamstress.

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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
    37%
  • Miner
    22%
  • Cook
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stitcher
    34%
  • New Worker
    23%
  • Trained Nurse
    23%
  • Seamstress
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cristo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cristo 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 Cristo. 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 469 military records available for the last name Cristo. For the veterans among your Cristo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cristo lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cristo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Cristo in 1957 was 45, and 85 in 2004.

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