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

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  • Farming

    100%

In 1880, the most common Turco occupation in the USA was Farming. 100% of Turco's were Farmings.

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Turco Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Turco

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