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Scordo Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Calabria and Sicily): metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or sold garlic, from a regional word derived from medieval Greek skordon ‘garlic’ (Classical Greek skorodon).

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

Similar surnames: Sorbo, Corio, Condo, Corda, Scorza, Sword, Cardo, Cord, Scotto, Corzo

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Where is the Scordo family from?

You can see how Scordo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scordo family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Scordo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Scordo families living in New York. This was about 21% of all the recorded Scordo's in USA. New York had the highest population of Scordo families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scordo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scordo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Scordo. 39% of Scordo men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Scordo women worked as an 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
  • Chauffeur
  • New Worker
  • Owner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 498 census records available for the last name Scordo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scordo 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 437 immigration records available for the last name Scordo. 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 154 military records available for the last name Scordo. For the veterans among your Scordo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scordo lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Scordo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Scordo in 1963 was 73, and 77 in 2004.

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