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Meglio Family History

Meglio Name Meaning

Italian: from a personal name derived from Latin melior ‘better’ or from a shortened form of Amelio .

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

Similar surnames: Maglio, Miglio, Amelio, Melis, Maggio, Merlin, Melia, Giglio, Foglio

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Where is the Meglio family from?

You can see how Meglio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Meglio family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Meglio families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Meglio's in USA. New York had the highest population of Meglio families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Meglio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Meglio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Floor Girl were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Meglio. 29% of Meglio men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Meglio women worked as a Floor Girl. .

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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
  • Fisherman
  • New Worker
  • Longshoreman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Floor Girl
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Meglio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meglio 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Meglio. 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 432 military records available for the last name Meglio. For the veterans among your Meglio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Meglio lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Meglio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Meglio in 1962 was 73, and 62 in 2004.

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