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Murano Family History

Murano Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name for someone from Murano. Japanese: ‘village field’; found throughout Japan, but not in large numbers.

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


Similar surnames: Murata, Morano, Marano, Murai, Turano, Mano, Turiano, Rubano, Marino

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Where is the Murano family from?

You can see how Murano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Murano family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 20 Murano families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded Murano's in USA. New York had the highest population of Murano families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Murano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Murano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Murano. 42% of Murano men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Murano women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Murano were Barber and Operator. .

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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
    42%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Barber
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Tailoress
    17%
  • Operator
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Murano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murano 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 Murano. 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 411 military records available for the last name Murano. For the veterans among your Murano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Murano lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Murano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Murano in 1958 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

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