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Lorio Family History

Lorio Name Meaning

French: from the bird name loriot, ‘oriole’. This is a frequent name in LA. Italian: probably a topographic name from rio ‘stream’, ‘brook’, with the definite article lo.

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


Similar surnames: Orio, Florio, Rio, Loris, Torno, Boris, Loi, Corio, Iorio, Toro

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Where is the Lorio family from?

You can see how Lorio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lorio family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Lorio families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Lorio families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Lorio's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Lorio families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lorio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lorio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lorio. 43% of Lorio men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Lorio women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lorio were Truck Driver and 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
    43%
  • Machinist
    29%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lorio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorio 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 767 immigration records available for the last name Lorio. 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 773 military records available for the last name Lorio. For the veterans among your Lorio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lorio lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lorio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lorio in 1945 was 21, and 79 in 2004.

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