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Granado Name Meaning

nickname from Spanish granado ‘mature’, ‘experienced’, ‘distinguished’. topographic name or metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of pomegranates, from granado ‘pomegranate tree’, Latin (pomum) granatum (see Garnett 1).

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


Similar surnames: Granados, Granata, Granato, Granat, Grano, Granito, Grande, Granada

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Where is the Granado family from?

You can see how Granado families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Granado family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Granado families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Granado families living in Texas. This was about 87% of all the recorded Granado's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Granado families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Granado surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Granado ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Granado. 58% of Granado men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Granado women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Granado were Miner and Operator.

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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
    58%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Miner
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Laundress
    20%
  • Operator
    14%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Granado. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Granado 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Granado. 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 762 military records available for the last name Granado. For the veterans among your Granado ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Granado lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Granado life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Granado in 1955 was 34, and 62 in 2004.

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