Negro Name Meaning

nickname or ethnic name from negro ‘black’ (Latin niger), denoting someone with dark hair or a dark complexion. from a medieval continuation of the Latin personal name Niger.

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


Similar surnames: Nigro, Nero, Vero, Ferro, Cerro, Petro, Zero, Sgro, Niro, Pero

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Negro Family Origin

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Negro Family Occupations

What did your Negro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Negro family was Stone Mason. Saloon Keeper and Ice Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Negro. The most common Negro occupation in the USA was Saloon Keeper. 50% of Negro's were Saloon Keepers.

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  • Saloon Keeper

    50%
  • Ice Dealer

    25%
  • Stone Mason

    25%

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Negro Historical Records

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Negro Life Expectancy

What is the average Negro lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, Negro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Negro in 1963 was 80, and 73 in 2004.

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United States

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