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Turano Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name, most probably from Torano Castello in Cosenza, named with the Latin personal name Thurius. There are also numerous places named Turano in Lombardy and Tuscany, but these are unlikely to have contributed greatly to the American surname, since most of the migration to the U.S. was from southern Italy.

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

Similar surnames: Tiano, Turiano, Bufano, Torino, Tufano, Taranto, Murano, Morano

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Where is the Turano family from?

You can see how Turano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Turano family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Turano families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Turano families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Turano's in USA. New York had the highest population of Turano families in 1880.
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What did your Turano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Finisher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Turano. 30% of Turano men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Turano women worked as a Finisher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Turano were Truck Driver and Seamstress. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Finisher
  • New Worker
  • Operator
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Turano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turano 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 Turano. 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 853 military records available for the last name Turano. For the veterans among your Turano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Turano lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Turano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Turano in 1955 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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