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Geno Name Meaning

New England variant of French Canadian Juneau or Jouineau, from French Junod or Junot. Alternatively, it may derive from a popular form of the personal name Jovin, (Latin Iovinus, a derivative of Iovis).

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


Similar surnames: Zeno, Gene, Beno, Gero, Gano, Sens, Gent, Gebo, Genn, Gelo

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Where is the Geno family from?

You can see how Geno families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Geno family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Geno families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Geno family living in Georgia. This was about 20% of all the recorded Geno's in the USA. Georgia and 4 other states had the highest population of Geno families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Geno surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Geno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Geno. 25% of Geno men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Geno women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Geno were Clerk and Housewife.

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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
    25%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Painter
    11%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geno 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 355 immigration records available for the last name Geno. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Geno. For the veterans among your Geno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Geno lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Geno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Geno in 1953 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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