Greco Name Meaning

Italian: ethnic name for a Greek, from Italian Greco (Latin Graecus). In some cases it may have been applied as a nickname for a crafty or guileful person, for these were qualities traditionally attributed to the Greeks.

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


Similar surnames: Grego, Griego, Grieco, Grano, Grech, Greif, Gregor, Gruca, Geno, Reo

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Greco Family Origin

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Greco Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Sailor

    25%
  • Tinker

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Greco family was Tinker. Barber, Laborer and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greco. The most common Greco occupation in the USA was Barber. 25% of Greco's were Barbers.

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Greco Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Greco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Greco in 1946 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greco

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