Iao Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bao, Cao, Mao, Tao, Ito, Qiao, Rao, Miao, Xiao, Jiao

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Iao Family Origin

Where is the Iao family from?

Iao Family Occupations

What did your Iao ancestors do for a living?

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

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Iao Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 120 census records available for the last name Iao. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iao 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 46 immigration records available for the last name Iao. 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 11 military records available for the last name Iao. For the veterans among your Iao ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Iao Life Expectancy

What is the average Iao lifespan?

Between 1982 and 1991, in the United States, Iao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Iao in 1982 was 62, and 78 in 1991.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Iao 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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