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Fusco Name Meaning

Italian: nickname for someone with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Italian fusco ‘dark’ (Latin fuscus); in some cases it may be from a medieval personal name derived from the Roman family name Fuscus, originally of the same meaning.

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

Similar surnames: Fosco, Rusco, Turco, Fuoco, Bosco, Russo, Musco, Fulco, Falco, Musto

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Where is the Fusco family from?

You can see how Fusco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fusco family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Fusco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Fusco families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Fusco's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Fusco families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fusco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fusco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fusco. 18% of Fusco men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Fusco women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fusco were Clerk 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
  • New Worker
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Seamstress
  • Packer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Fusco. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Fusco. For the veterans among your Fusco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fusco lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fusco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fusco in 1944 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

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