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Frano Family History

Frano Name Meaning

Slovak (Frano): from the personal name Frano, a variant of František, a vernacular form of Latin Franciscus (see Francis). Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Franciszek, a vernacular form of Latin Franciscus (see Francis).

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


Similar surnames: Franko, Franc, Franz, Frana, Frank, Franco, Frans, Forino, Arno, Oran

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Where is the Frano family from?

You can see how Frano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frano family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Frano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Frano families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded Frano's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Frano families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Frano. 65% of Frano men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Frano women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frano were Truck Driver and Maid.

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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
    65%
  • Stone Cutter
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • Maid
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Frano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frano 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 527 immigration records available for the last name Frano. 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 522 military records available for the last name Frano. For the veterans among your Frano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frano lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Frano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Frano in 1962 was 70, and 78 in 2004.

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