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Moretto Family History

Moretto Name Meaning

Italian: from a pet form or diminutive of the medieval personal name and nickname Moro.

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


Similar surnames: Morello, Lorette, Monetti, Marotto, Motto, Modesto, Moretti, Moresco

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Where is the Moretto family from?

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

What did your Moretto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Moretto. 48% of Moretto men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Moretto women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moretto were Machinist and Presser. .

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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
    48%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Labor
    8%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    50%
  • Presser
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Moretto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moretto 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 Moretto. 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 414 military records available for the last name Moretto. For the veterans among your Moretto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moretto lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Moretto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Moretto in 1960 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

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