History of your Surname
Get access to Latino family records.Start a free trial

Latino Family History

Latino Name Meaning

Italian: from the medieval personal name Latino originally an ethnic name for someone of Latin as opposed to ancient Germanic Byzantine or Slavic descent.

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


Similar surnames: Laino, Latini, Catino, Lakin, Marino, Lazio, Davino, Latin, Catano

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Latino family from?

You can see how Latino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Latino family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Latino families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Latino family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Latino's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Latino families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Latino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Latino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Latino. 37% of Latino men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Latino women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Latino were Farm Operator and Maid. .

View Census Data for Latino | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Farm Operator
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    20%
  • Filing Clerk
    10%
  • Saleswoman
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Latino family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Latino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Latino census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Latino

Passenger Lists

There are 928 immigration records available for the last name Latino. 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.

View all Latino immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 692 military records available for the last name Latino. For the veterans among your Latino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Latino military records

You've only scratched the surface of Latino family history

Discover More

What is the average Latino lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Latino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Latino in 1950 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Latino

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Latino family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial