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Siano Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from Siano in Salerno province. Southern Italian: from the Latin personal name Seius with the addition of the suffix -anu. Polish and Jewish (from Poland): metonymic occupational name or ornamental name from Polish siano ‘hay’.

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


Similar surnames: Tiano, Stano, Miano, Sano, Viano, Diano, Silano, Sang, Sand, Staiano

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Where is the Siano family from?

You can see how Siano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Siano family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Siano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 27 Siano families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Siano's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Siano families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Siano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Siano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Siano. 27% of Siano men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Siano women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Siano were New Worker and Packer.

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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
    27%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    20%
  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Packer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Siano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Siano 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 Siano. 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 885 military records available for the last name Siano. For the veterans among your Siano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Siano lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Siano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Siano in 1953 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

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