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Diano Family History

Diano Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Diano in Cosenza, or possibly from Teggiano in Salerno province, which was earlier called Diano.

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


Similar surnames: Siano, Tiano, Fiano, Dino, Viano, Piano, Miano, Riano, Ciano, Diana

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Where is the Diano family from?

You can see how Diano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Diano family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Diano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Diano family living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Diano's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Diano families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Diano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Diano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Diano. 23% of Diano men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Diano women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Diano were Farmer 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
    23%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Presser
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    60%
  • Packer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Diano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diano 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 620 immigration records available for the last name Diano. 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 258 military records available for the last name Diano. For the veterans among your Diano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Diano lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Diano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Diano in 1950 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

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