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Sacco Name Meaning

from an old Tuscan personal name, Saccus, a reduced form of the Old Testament name Isaccus (see Isaac). metonymic occupational name for a maker of sacks or bags, from sacco ‘sack’, or nickname for someone thought to resemble a sack. habitational name from Sacco in Salerno province.

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


Similar surnames: Sacca, Sanzo, Arco, Falco, Raco, Bracco, Tocco, Scacco, Sachs, Vasco

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Where is the Sacco family from?

You can see how Sacco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sacco family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Sacco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Sacco families living in Illinois. This was about 57% of all the recorded Sacco's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Sacco families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sacco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sacco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sacco. 22% of Sacco men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Sacco women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sacco were Truck Driver and Packer.

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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
    22%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Barber
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Operator
    13%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Packer
    6%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Sacco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sacco 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Sacco. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Sacco. For the veterans among your Sacco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sacco lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Sacco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sacco in 1942 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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