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Parenti Name Meaning

Italian (mainly Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany): patronymic or plural form of Parente .

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

Similar surnames: Parente, Paretti, Presti, Armenti, Argenti, Peretti, Carelli, Pardini

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Where is the Parenti family from?

You can see how Parenti families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parenti family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Parenti families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Parenti families living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Parenti's in USA. California had the highest population of Parenti families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Parenti surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Parenti ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Parenti. 19% of Parenti men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Parenti women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parenti were Proprietor and Operator. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • New Worker
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress
  • Operator
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What Parenti family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Parenti. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parenti 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Parenti. 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 Parenti. For the veterans among your Parenti ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parenti lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Parenti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Parenti in 1952 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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