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Tenorio Name Meaning

Galician: probably a habitational name from Tenorio in Pontevedra province Galicia (Spain). This surname is also found in the Philippines. In the US it is also found among Native Americans (Pueblos).

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


Similar surnames: Berrio, Tesoro, Orio, De Orio, Torio, Toro, Torino, Tenold, Deloria

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Where is the Tenorio family from?

You can see how Tenorio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tenorio family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Tenorio families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 188 Tenorio families living in New Mexico. This was about 96% of all the recorded Tenorio's in USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Tenorio families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tenorio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tenorio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and None were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tenorio. 41% of Tenorio men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Tenorio women worked as a None. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tenorio were Farm Labor and Housework. .

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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

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Farm Labor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • None
    31%
  • Pottery Maker
    24%
  • Laundress
    8%
  • Housework
    8%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Tenorio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tenorio 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tenorio. 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 Tenorio. For the veterans among your Tenorio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tenorio lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Tenorio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Tenorio in 1942 was 25, and 70 in 2004.

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