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Sarno Family History

Sarno Name Meaning

Italian (Naples and Campania): habitational name from Sarno in Salerno province. Jewish (from Ukraine): variant of Sarna or Sarner.

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


Similar surnames: Sarni, Sano, Sarna, Sarto, Varno, Sarro, Arno, Sardo, Sarlo, Sacco

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Where is the Sarno family from?

You can see how Sarno families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sarno family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sarno families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Sarno families living in Iowa. This was about 88% of all the recorded Sarno's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Sarno families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sarno surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sarno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sarno. 26% of Sarno men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Sarno women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sarno were Barber and Waitress.

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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
    26%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Barber
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    14%
  • Operator
    10%
  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Waitress
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sarno. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sarno. For the veterans among your Sarno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sarno lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sarno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sarno in 1957 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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