Gennaro Family History

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Gennaro Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Gennaro ‘January’. The name is associated with the cult of Januarius, a 3rd-century bishop of Benevento, who became the patron saint of Naples.

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

Similar surnames: Gennari, Genaro, Jenner, Gambaro, Di Gennaro, De Naro, Genna, Vennard

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Gennaro Family Origin

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Gennaro Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Gennaro occupation in the USA was Barber. 100% of Gennaro's were Barbers.

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  • Barber


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Gennaro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gennaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gennaro census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Gennaro. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gennaro. For the veterans among your Gennaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gennaro Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gennaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gennaro in 1954 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gennaro

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