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Delano Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Walloon and Flemish Delannoy .

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

Similar surnames: Delanoy, Delane, Celano, Delage, Delaney, Dean, Deland, Delair, Delo

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Where is the Delano family from?

You can see how Delano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delano family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Delano families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 109 Delano families living in Massachusetts. This was about 45% of all the recorded Delano's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Delano families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Delano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Delano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Delano. 16% of Delano men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Delano women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Delano were Truck Driver and Waitress. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Waitress
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Delano. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Delano. For the veterans among your Delano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delano lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Delano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Delano in 1944 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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