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Parente Family History

Parente Name Meaning

Italian: from the medieval personal name Parente, which originated as a reduced form of Bonparente, meaning ‘good parent’. Portuguese: from Portuguese parente ‘relative’.

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


Similar surnames: Parenti, Valente, Parent, Pane, Paretti, Piacente, Marte, Durante

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Where is the Parente family from?

You can see how Parente families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parente family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Parente families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 23 Parente families living in Quebec. This was about 96% of all the recorded Parente's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Parente families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Parente surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Parente ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the CA named Parente. 58% of Parente men worked as a Journalier.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
    58%
  • Farmer
    43%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Parente. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parente census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Parente. 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 Parente. For the veterans among your Parente ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parente lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Parente life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Parente in 1942 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

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