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Onorato Name Meaning

Italian (southern): from the personal name Onorato from Latin Honoratus ‘honoured worthy of respect’.

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


Similar surnames: Onorati, Onofrio, Rosato, Nora, Ingrao, Diodato, Lodato, Lovato

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Where is the Onorato family from?

You can see how Onorato families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Onorato family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Onorato families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Onorato family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Onorato's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Onorato families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Onorato surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Onorato ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Onorato. 16% of Onorato men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Onorato women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Onorato were Fisherman and Housework. .

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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
    16%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Fisherman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    22%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Onorato. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Onorato. For the veterans among your Onorato ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Onorato lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Onorato life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Onorato in 1947 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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