Apollo Family History

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Apollo Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: from the Greek personal name Apollo. There are several saints Apollo in the Christian Church, including an Egyptian hermit and monastic leader who died in 395 ad. The personal name derives from the name in classical mythology of the sun god, Apollo, an ancient Indo-European name, found for example in Hittite as Apulana ‘god of the gate’ (from pula ‘gate’, cognate with Greek pyle), therefore ‘protector’, ‘patron’.

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

Similar surnames: Polo, Pollino, Lello, Apostol, Mollo, Anello, Avolio, Aiello, Pollio

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Apollo Family Origin

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Apollo Family Occupations

What did your Apollo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Apollo. 13% of Apollo men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Apollo women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Apollo were Field Work and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Field Work

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Operator
  • Packer
  • Bookkeeper

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

Apollo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 833 census records available for the last name Apollo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Apollo 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 314 immigration records available for the last name Apollo. 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 Card

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

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Apollo Life Expectancy

What is the average Apollo lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Apollo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Apollo in 1964 was 81, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Apollo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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