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Recio Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname for a strong or tough man, from recio ‘strong’, ‘robust’, ‘tough’. Possibly Portuguese (Récio): possibly from the obsolete term récio ‘strong’, ‘robust’, ‘tough’, rather than from the personal name Récio.

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


Similar surnames: Celio, Serio, Raco, Reil, Rio, Repko, Reis, Rego, Reck, Reo

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Recio Family Origin

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Recio Family Occupations

What did your Recio ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Recio family was Grocery Merchant. The most common Recio occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Recio's were Laborers. Laborer, Farm Overseer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Recio.

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farm Overseer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocery Merchant

    20%

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

Recio Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Recio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Recio 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 Recio. 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 Recio. For the veterans among your Recio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Recio Life Expectancy

What is the average Recio lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Recio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Recio in 1950 was 56, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Recio

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Recio 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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