Longo Family History

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Longo Name Meaning

Italian: nickname from lóngo ‘tall’, ‘lanky’, a dialect variant of lungo (from Latin longus). In some cases the surname may be Spanish or Portuguese, of the same derivation and meaning.

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

Similar surnames: Long, Bono, Lobo, Longino, Lona, Leng, Lago, Largo, Lindo, Hong

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Longo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Longo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Longo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Longo Family Origin

Where is the Longo family from?

Longo Family Occupations

What did your Longo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Captain were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Longo. A less common occupation for the Longo family was Coal Miner. The most common Longo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Longo's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Captain

  • Coal Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Longo ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Longo Historical Records

What Longo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Longo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Longo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Longo. 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 Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Longo. For the veterans among your Longo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Longo Life Expectancy

What is the average Longo lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Longo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Longo in 1940 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Longo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Longo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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