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Lano Family History

Lano Name Meaning

Italian (Piedmont): perhaps a short form of a personal name ending with -lano.

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


Similar surnames: Lino, Lando, Vano, Tano, Leano, Sano, Dano, Lann, Lans, Laino

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Where is the Lano family from?

You can see how Lano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lano family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Lano families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Lano's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Lano families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lano. 24% of Lano men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Lano women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lano were Clerk and Saleslady.

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    31%
  • Finisher
    9%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lano 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 917 immigration records available for the last name Lano. 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 Lano. For the veterans among your Lano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lano lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lano in 1958 was 56, and 89 in 2004.

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