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Cayo Family History

Cayo Name Meaning

Altered form of Caya a surname of French origin. Compare Chio and Kio . Spanish: from the personal name Cayo from Latin Caius Gaius. Haitian: either of French (compare Cayot ) or Spanish origin (see 2 above).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rayo, Caso, Cao, Capo, Calo, Cato, Caya, Caro, Canto, Caye

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Where is the Cayo family from?

You can see how Cayo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cayo family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Cayo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Cayo families living in Ontario. This was about 64% of all the recorded Cayo's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Cayo families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cayo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cayo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Painter and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cayo. 25% of Cayo men worked as a Painter and 100% of Cayo women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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

  • Painter
  • Carpenter
  • Foreman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cayo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cayo 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 263 immigration records available for the last name Cayo. 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 297 military records available for the last name Cayo. For the veterans among your Cayo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cayo lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Cayo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Cayo in 1965 was 82, and 59 in 2004.

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