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Tolentino Name Meaning

Spanish, Italian, and Jewish (from Italy): habitational name from the city of Tolentino in Macerata province, Italy. It was adopted as a given name in Spain because of its association with St. Nicholas of Tolentino (c.1245–1305).

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


Similar surnames: Cosentino, Toledano, Celestino, Valentin, Fiorentino, Tarantino

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Where is the Tolentino family from?

You can see how Tolentino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tolentino family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Tolentino families living in California. This was about 10% of all the recorded Tolentino's in the USA. California had the highest population of Tolentino families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tolentino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tolentino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tolentino. 35% of Tolentino men worked as a Laborer.

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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%
  • Bracero
    12%
  • Jornalero
    10%
  • Labrador
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Tolentino. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tolentino. For the veterans among your Tolentino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tolentino lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Tolentino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Tolentino in 1942 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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