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Grano Family History

Grano Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: from grano ‘grain’ (Latin granum), probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a farmer or grain merchant.

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


Similar surnames: Grant, Granado, Siano, Greco, Grana, Grado, Grass, Frano, Graff

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Where is the Grano family from?

You can see how Grano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grano family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Grano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Grano family living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Grano's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Grano families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grano. 28% of Grano men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Grano women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grano were Barber and School Teacher.

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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
    28%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Barber
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    27%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • School Teacher
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grano 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 Grano. 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 616 military records available for the last name Grano. For the veterans among your Grano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grano lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Grano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Grano in 1958 was 31, and 62 in 2004.

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