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Sullo Family History

Sullo Name Meaning

probably from a short form of a personal name such as Tommasullo, a pet form of Tommaso (see Thomas). possibly a topographic name, from Calabrian sulla, denoting a variety of trefoil or clover.

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


Similar surnames: Sulla, Zullo, Tullo, Sully, Lello, Rullo, Soldo, Masullo, Zello

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Where is the Sullo family from?

You can see how Sullo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sullo family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Sullo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 13 Sullo families living in Massachusetts. This was about 21% of all the recorded Sullo's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Sullo families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sullo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sullo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sullo. 35% of Sullo men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Sullo women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sullo were Salesman 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
    35%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Machine Operator
    13%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sullo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sullo 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 707 immigration records available for the last name Sullo. 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 485 military records available for the last name Sullo. For the veterans among your Sullo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sullo lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sullo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Sullo in 1960 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

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