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Leano Family History

Leano Name Meaning

Spanish: (Leaño): probably a variant of Liaño, a habitational name from a place so called in Santander province. Italian: from a short form of the personal name Eleano, Eliano, from Latin Helianus or Aelianus.

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


Similar surnames: Lano, Leon, Llano, Dean, Lein, Vano, Leino, Frano, Lello, Uliano

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Where is the Leano family from?

You can see how Leano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leano family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Leano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Leano families living in Michigan. This was about 80% of all the recorded Leano's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Leano families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Leano. 67% of Leano 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
    67%
  • Cook
    34%
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Census Records

There are 868 census records available for the last name Leano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leano 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 782 immigration records available for the last name Leano. 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 141 military records available for the last name Leano. For the veterans among your Leano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leano lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Leano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Leano in 1964 was 55, and 88 in 2004.

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