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Viano Family History

Viano Name Meaning

from the personal name, a short form of Viviano (Latin Vivianus, a derivative of vivus ‘living’, ‘alive’). occasionally a habitational name from any of the places so named, for example in Como and Reggio nell’Emilia.

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


Similar surnames: Vano, Miano, Riano, Siano, Tiano, Ciano, Via, Piana, Lino, Viana

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Where is the Viano family from?

You can see how Viano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Viano family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Viano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Viano families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Viano's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Viano families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Viano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Viano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Viano. 18% of Viano 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
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    15%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Viano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Viano 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 943 immigration records available for the last name Viano. 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 314 military records available for the last name Viano. For the veterans among your Viano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Viano lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Viano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Viano in 1962 was 72, and 73 in 2004.

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