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Morano Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from a place called Morano Calabro, in Cosenza province. Italian and Spanish: from the personal name Morano, a derivative of Maurus (see Moro).

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


Similar surnames: Moran, Morino, Morgano, Marano, Morant, Moyano, Montano, Moron

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Where is the Morano family from?

You can see how Morano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morano family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Morano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Morano family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Morano's in the USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Morano families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Morano. 30% of Morano men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Morano women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morano were Truck Driver and New Worker.

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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
    30%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    17%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • New Worker
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Morano. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Morano. For the veterans among your Morano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morano lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Morano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Morano in 1953 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

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