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Florio Name Meaning

Italian and Portuguese: from the medieval personal name Florio (from Latin Florius a derivative of Florus from florus ‘blooming flowering’) which was popularized by the medieval French romance Floire et Blanchefleur.

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

Similar surnames: Floro, Floria, Florian, Lorio, Gloria, Osorio, Flora, Flore, Flory

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Where is the Florio family from?

You can see how Florio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Florio family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Florio families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Florio families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Florio's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Florio families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Florio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Florio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Florio. 20% of Florio men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Florio women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Florio were New Worker and 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

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Clerk
  • New Worker
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Florio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Florio 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Florio. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Florio. For the veterans among your Florio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Florio lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Florio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Florio in 1946 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

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