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Onofrio Name Meaning

Italian (mainly southern): from the personal name Onofrio derived from Latin Onuphrius from Onnophris ‘always happy’ an epithet of the Egyptian god Osiris. It gained popularity as a Christian name in Italy with the cult of Saint Onofrio a 5th-century Egyptian martyr.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: D'onofrio, Osorio, Onorato, Onofre, Florio, Nori, Iorio, Forino

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Where is the Onofrio family from?

You can see how Onofrio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Onofrio family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Onofrio families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Onofrio families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Onofrio's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Onofrio families in 1911.
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What did your Onofrio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Onofrio. 29% of Onofrio men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Onofrio women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Onofrio were Clerk and 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
  • Truck Driver
  • Electrician
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer
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Passenger Lists

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There are 837 military records available for the last name Onofrio. For the veterans among your Onofrio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Onofrio lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Onofrio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Onofrio in 1944 was 46, and 87 in 2004.

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