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Recio Name Meaning

Spanish; Portuguese (Récio): nickname for a strong or tough man from recio récio ‘strong robust tough’.

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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Where is the Recio family from?

You can see how Recio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Recio family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Recio families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 29 Recio families living in Texas. This was about 76% of all the recorded Recio's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Recio families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Recio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Recio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Recio. 59% of Recio men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Dishwasher
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Census Records

There are 2,000 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 Lists

There are 3,000 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 Cards

There are 355 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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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.

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