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Turco Name Meaning

Italian: ethnic name for a Turk, Italian Turco, or a nickname from the same word in the sense of a non-Christian or, following the medieval ethnic stereotype, a cruel, ferocious, or short-tempered person. See also Turk. This name may also be of Greek origin, from Tourko-, Tourkos ‘Turk’. It is often found combined with a personal name to form a Greek surname, for example Tourkantonis ‘Turkish Anthony’ (i.e. ‘Anthony the Muslim’, ‘Anthony originally from Ottoman Turkey rather than the Greek state’, or ‘Anthony the irascible’), Tourkogeorgis ‘Turkish George’, Tourkomanolis ‘Turkish Emmanuel’, etc.

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

Similar surnames: Turk, Turo, Turck, Turek, Torno, Toro, Turko, Turro, Muro, Turi

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Turco Family Origin

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Turco Family Occupations

What did your Turco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Turco. 34% of Turco men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Turco women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Turco were Salesman and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • New Worker
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Typist
  • Clerk
  • Seamstress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Turco Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Turco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turco census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Turco. 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 Card

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

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Turco Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Turco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Turco in 1953 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

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