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Sanzo Family History

Sanzo Name Meaning

Italian: from a reduced form of the personal name Sanson, an old form of Sansone (see Samson), or alternatively from an old personal name Sanzo, from Germanic Santha-. Asturian-Leonese and Spanish: habitational name from Sanzo in Asturies.

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


Similar surnames: Lanzo, Sando, Sanz, Sand, Sano, Santo, Manzo, Manz, Sani, Mango

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Where is the Sanzo family from?

You can see how Sanzo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sanzo family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Sanzo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Sanzo families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Sanzo's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Sanzo families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sanzo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sanzo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sanzo. 29% of Sanzo men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Sanzo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sanzo were Truck Driver and Sewing Machine Operator.

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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
    29%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    20%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Grocery Store Clerk
    10%
  • Sewing Machine Operator
    10%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sanzo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sanzo 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 877 immigration records available for the last name Sanzo. 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 640 military records available for the last name Sanzo. For the veterans among your Sanzo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sanzo lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sanzo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sanzo in 1956 was 38, and 83 in 2004.

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