Como Family History

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Como Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Como, a short form of Giacomo, Italian equivalent of James. Italian: habitational name from Como in Lombardy. Altered spelling of French Comeau.

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


Similar surnames: Cosmo, Coco, Cuomo, Cimo, Compo, Colo, Cott, Omo, Corn, Coto

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Como Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Como name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Como. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy

    26%

  • England & Wales

    19%

  • France

    17%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

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Como Family Origin

Where is the Como family from?

Como Family Occupations

What did your Como ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Como family was Not Given. The most common Como occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Como's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Como.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Cultivateur

    9%
  • Not Given

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Como ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Como Historical Records

What Como family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Como. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Como 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Como. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Como. For the veterans among your Como ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Como Life Expectancy

What is the average Como lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Como life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Como in 1951 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Como

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Como 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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