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Amelio Family History

Amelio Name Meaning

Italian: from a medieval vernacular form of the Latin personal name Amelius.

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

Similar surnames: Melia, Meglio, Melino, Allio, Meli, Melin, Mello, Melis, Celio

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Where is the Amelio family from?

You can see how Amelio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amelio family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Amelio families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Amelio families living in California. This was about 60% of all the recorded Amelio's in the USA. California had the highest population of Amelio families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Amelio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Amelio ancestors do for a living?

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

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Trimmer
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What Amelio family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Amelio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amelio 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 801 immigration records available for the last name Amelio. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 296 military records available for the last name Amelio. For the veterans among your Amelio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Amelio lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Amelio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Amelio in 1962 was 70, and 56 in 2004.

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