Loreto Family History

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Loreto Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: from the Marian female personal name, Portuguese Maria do Loreto, Italian Maria di Loreto, from Loreto in Ancona province, Italy, the center of a cult of the Virgin Mary dating from the 15th century. Loreto is the site of the Santa Casa, the childhood home of the Virgin Mary, which according to legend was miraculously transported by angels from Nazareth to Loreto in the 13th century. The place name is from Latin lauretum ‘place of laurels’. Compare Loredo.

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

Similar surnames: Loredo, Lorette, Lobato, Lorenzo, Oneto, Moreno, Lovato, Porto, Loren

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Loreto Family Origin

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Loreto Family Occupations

What did your Loreto ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cook and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Loreto. 20% of Loreto men worked as a Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cook
  • Designer
  • Laborer
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant

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

Loreto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Loreto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loreto 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Loreto. 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 575 military records available for the last name Loreto. For the veterans among your Loreto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loreto Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Loreto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Loreto in 1944 was 34, and 66 in 2004.

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