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Merlino Name Meaning

from the Arthurian personal name Merlino, borrowed from French Merlin. from a diminutive of Merlo. possibly in some cases, a Lombardic habitational name from Merlino in Milan province.

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


Similar surnames: Merlin, Merin, Carlino, Berlin, Gerbino, Melin, Marino, Perlin

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Where is the Merlino family from?

You can see how Merlino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Merlino family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Merlino families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Merlino families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Merlino's in USA. New York had the highest population of Merlino families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Merlino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Merlino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Merlino. 21% of Merlino men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Merlino women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Merlino were Clerk and Seamstress. .

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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
    21%
  • Barber
    10%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    24%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Seamstress
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Merlino. 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 Merlino. For the veterans among your Merlino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Merlino lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Merlino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Merlino in 1944 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

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