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Severino Family History

Severino Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: from the personal name Severino (see Severin).

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


Similar surnames: Severin, Saverino, Severini, Severo, Severn, Silverio, Avelino

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Where is the Severino family from?

You can see how Severino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Severino family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Severino families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Severino family living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Severino's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Severino families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Severino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Severino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Severino. 39% of Severino men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Severino women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Severino were Tailor 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
    39%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Painter
    6%
  • Tailor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    19%
  • Finisher
    13%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Operator
    10%
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What Severino family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Severino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Severino 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 Severino. 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 Severino. For the veterans among your Severino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Severino lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Severino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Severino in 1943 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

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