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Primo Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: from the personal name Primo, meaning ‘first’ (Latin Primus), given to the eldest son in a family, or, in the case of the Italian name, a habitational name from a place named with this word. Portuguese and Spanish: relationship name, from primo ‘cousin’. Greek (Primos): nickname for a sailor, from Greek primos in the sense ‘favorable wind’, a derivative of Italian primo ‘first’.

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


Similar surnames: Prim, Prime, Priolo, Pio, Pico, Pino, Rio, Trim, Prem, Prior

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Primo Family Origin

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Primo Family Occupations

What did your Primo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Primo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Primo's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Caulks Boats were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Primo. A less common occupation for the Primo family was Clerk In Hardware.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Caulks Boats

    9%
  • Clerk In Hardware

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Primo ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Primo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Primo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Primo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Primo. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Primo. For the veterans among your Primo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Primo Life Expectancy

What is the average Primo lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Primo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Primo in 1959 was 58, and 44 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Primo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Primo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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