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Renzo Name Meaning

Italian: from a short form of the personal name Lorenzo, Latin Laurentius (see Lawrence).

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


Similar surnames: Rienzo, Lenzo, Renko, Reo, Penso, Vento, Rentz, Ranz, Geno, Denz

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Where is the Renzo family from?

You can see how Renzo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Renzo family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Renzo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 13 Renzo families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Renzo's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Renzo families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Renzo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Renzo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Renzo. 35% of Renzo men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Renzo women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Renzo were New Worker and Seamstress.

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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
    35%
  • Labor
    13%
  • Tailor
    9%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    27%
  • Machine Operator
    18%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Seamstress
    9%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Renzo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Renzo 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Renzo. 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 764 military records available for the last name Renzo. For the veterans among your Renzo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Renzo lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Renzo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Renzo in 1955 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

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