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Scanio Family History

Scanio Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): from a shortened form of the personal name Ascanio (from Latin Ascanius). In Roman legend Ascanius was the son of Aeneas and founder of Alba Longa.

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


Similar surnames: Stano, Sanzo, Scinto, Sani, Scanlon, Siano, Sano, Scipio, Stango

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Where is the Scanio family from?

You can see how Scanio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scanio family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Scanio families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Scanio families living in New York. This was about 29% of all the recorded Scanio's in USA. New York had the highest population of Scanio families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scanio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scanio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Manager and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Scanio. 22% of Scanio men worked as a Manager and 60% of Scanio women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scanio were Laborer and Cigar Maker. .

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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

  • Manager
    22%
  • Proprietor
    22%
  • Messenger Boy
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Packer
    60%
  • Cigar Maker
    40%
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What Scanio family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 672 census records available for the last name Scanio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scanio 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 265 immigration records available for the last name Scanio. 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 153 military records available for the last name Scanio. For the veterans among your Scanio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scanio lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Scanio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Scanio in 1964 was 65, and 75 in 2003.

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