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Parro Name Meaning

Italian: from a short form of the personal name Gasparro.

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

Similar surnames: Sarro, Tarro, Perro, Pardo, Parrot, Pirro, Cardo, Parco, Farro, Marro

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Where is the Parro family from?

You can see how Parro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Parro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Parro family living in Georgia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Parro's in the USA. Georgia and 2 other states had the highest population of Parro families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Parro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Parro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Parro. 35% of Parro men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Parro women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parro were Salesman and Secretary.

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Housekeeper
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Parro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parro 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 477 immigration records available for the last name Parro. 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 203 military records available for the last name Parro. For the veterans among your Parro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parro lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Parro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Parro in 1955 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

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