History of your Surname
Get access to Kuno family records.Start a free trial

Kuno Family History

Kuno Name Meaning

Japanese: not common in Japan, this name can be written with characters meaning either ‘nine fields’ or ‘long time’ and ‘field’. German: habitational name from places in Pomerania and Brandenburg called Kunow.

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

Similar surnames: Kano, Kubo, Uno, Suko, Kono, Hino, Kudo, Muno, Okubo, Kuhn

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Kuno family from?

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

What did your Kuno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kuno. 34% of Kuno men worked as a Salesman and 67% of Kuno women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuno were Farmer and Housewife.

View Census data for Kuno | Data not to scale

*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

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Kuno family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kuno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuno census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Kuno

Passenger Lists

There are 615 immigration records available for the last name Kuno. 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.

View all Kuno immigration records

Draft Cards

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

View all Kuno military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kuno family history.

Discover More

What is the average Kuno lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kuno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kuno in 1962 was 72, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuno

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Kuno family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial