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Giro Name Meaning

Catalan (Giró): probably a habitational name for someone from Girona, Catalonia, from a derivative of the place name. in some cases perhaps Aragonese (Giró): habitational name from Giró in Uesca province. Italian: unexplained, possibly from a pet form of an unidentified personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Pino, Gero, Tiso, Toro, Lio, Biro, Miro, Pirro, Hino, Rio

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Where is the Giro family from?

You can see how Giro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Giro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Giro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Giro families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Giro's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Giro families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Giro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Giro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Giro. 42% of Giro men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman
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Census Records

There are 959 census records available for the last name Giro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giro 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 808 immigration records available for the last name Giro. 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 444 military records available for the last name Giro. For the veterans among your Giro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Giro lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Giro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Giro in 1957 was 47, and 78 in 2003.

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