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Forino Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Cristoforino, a pet form of Cristoforo (see Cristofaro). perhaps a nickname for a rogue or thief, from Latin fur, furis (Italian furino ‘cunning’, ‘wily’). This sense is believed to lie behind the place name Forino, in Avellino province.

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


Similar surnames: Torino, Morino, Farino, Fortino, Folino, Furino, Borino, Torno

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Where is the Forino family from?

You can see how Forino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Forino family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Forino families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Forino families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Forino's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Forino families in 1911.
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What did your Forino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Forino. 64% of Forino men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    64%
  • Bartonder
    19%
  • New Worker
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Forino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forino 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 476 immigration records available for the last name Forino. 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 213 military records available for the last name Forino. For the veterans among your Forino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Forino lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Forino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Forino in 1947 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

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