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Morello Name Meaning

Italian (southern):: from a pet form or diminutive of Moro . from a short form of Amorello from a pet form of the personal name Amore (from a term of endearment meaning ‘love’).

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

Similar surnames: Torello, Lorello, Morillo, Morella, Morell, Moretto, Marullo, Monell

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Where is the Morello family from?

You can see how Morello families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morello family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Morello families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Morello families living in California. This was about 50% of all the recorded Morello's in USA. California had the highest population of Morello families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morello surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morello ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Morello. 29% of Morello men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Morello women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morello were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Saleslady
  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Morello lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Morello life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Morello in 1949 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

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