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Marano Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of various places called Marano (named with the Latin personal name Marius) notably Marano di Napoli (Campania) Marano Marchesato (Cosenza Calabria) and Marano dei Marsi (L'Aquila Abruzzo). In some cases it may be from the personal name Marano a male form of Marana .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Marino, Varano, Mariano, Morano, Marzano, Carano, Mareno, Marzan

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Where is the Marano family from?

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

What did your Marano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marano. 28% of Marano men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Marano women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marano were Truck Driver and Dressmaker. .

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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
    28%
  • Barber
    6%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    14%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Machine Operator
    7%
  • Dressmaker
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Marano. 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 Marano. For the veterans among your Marano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marano lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Marano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Marano in 1949 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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