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Riano Name Meaning

Spanish (Riaño): Castilianized form of Asturian-Leonese Riañu, habitational name from Riañu in Lleón and Asturies, or habitational name from one of the places so named in Santander or Galicia.

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

Similar surnames: Viano, Triano, Tiano, Miano, Rubiano, Raco, Siano, Rana, Rio, Lian

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Where is the Riano family from?

You can see how Riano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Riano family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Riano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 23 Riano families living in New Mexico. This was about 82% of all the recorded Riano's in the USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Riano families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Riano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Riano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Riano. 54% of Riano 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
  • New Worker
  • Farmer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Riano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riano 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 820 immigration records available for the last name Riano. 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 107 military records available for the last name Riano. For the veterans among your Riano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Riano lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Riano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Riano in 1963 was 90, and 81 in 2004.

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