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Scrivani Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic form of Scrivano, an occupational name for a clerk, secretary, or scribe, scrivano (from medieval Latin scribanus, from Late Latin scriba, scribanis). Compare English Scriven. In the form Skrivanos this also occurs as a Greek family name.

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

Similar surnames: Scriven, Scriver, Scrivener, Crisafi, Crimi, Scrivens, Sirianni, Sani

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Where is the Scrivani family from?

You can see how Scrivani families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scrivani family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Scrivani families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Scrivani families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Scrivani's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Scrivani families in 1920.
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What did your Scrivani ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scrivani. 43% of Scrivani men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Scrivani women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scrivani were Watchman and 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
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Watchman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Housework
  • Proof Reader
  • Machine Operator
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Scrivani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scrivani 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 410 immigration records available for the last name Scrivani. 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 262 military records available for the last name Scrivani. For the veterans among your Scrivani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scrivani lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Scrivani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Scrivani in 1962 was 73, and 80 in 2003.

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