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Sardo Family History

Sardo Name Meaning

Italian and Catalan: ethnic name from sardo ‘Sardinian’.

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


Similar surnames: Sardi, Cardo, Sarro, Pardo, Sarno, Sarlo, Nardo, Sarto, Sando, Carlo

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Where is the Sardo family from?

You can see how Sardo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sardo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Sardo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Sardo families living in Illinois. This was about 17% of all the recorded Sardo's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Sardo families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sardo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sardo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sardo. 34% of Sardo men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Sardo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sardo were Chauffeur and Cashier.

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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
    34%
  • Shipping Clerk
    7%
  • Barber
    6%
  • Chauffeur
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    28%
  • Finisher
    23%
  • Dressmaker
    14%
  • Cashier
    10%
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What Sardo family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sardo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sardo 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 Sardo. 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 962 military records available for the last name Sardo. For the veterans among your Sardo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sardo lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sardo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sardo in 1945 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

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