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Merante Family History

Merante Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Mirante.

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


Similar surnames: Morante, Mirante, Meranda, Maranto, Marte, Durante, Mebane, Morant

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Where is the Merante family from?

You can see how Merante families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Merante family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Merante families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Merante family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Merante's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Merante families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Merante surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Merante ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housemaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Merante. 55% of Merante 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
    55%
  • Salesman
    28%
  • Attendant
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housemaid
    100%
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What Merante family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 499 census records available for the last name Merante. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merante 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 332 immigration records available for the last name Merante. 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 212 military records available for the last name Merante. For the veterans among your Merante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Merante lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Merante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Merante in 1963 was 76, and 67 in 2004.

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