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Stano Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): from a reduced form of the Slavic personal name Stanislao (see Stanislaw). Italian (Stanò): habitational name from either of two places so named in Cosenza and Reggio di Calabria. Czech and Slovak: from a pet form of the personal name Stanislav (see Stanislaw).

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


Similar surnames: Stanko, Siano, Tano, Stan, Stanco, Stagno, Sand, Sang, Sanzo, Stone

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Where is the Stano family from?

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

What did your Stano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stano. 35% of Stano men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Stano women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stano were Clerk and Laundress.

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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
    35%
  • Labor
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    25%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Inspector
    19%
  • Laundress
    13%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stano 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 823 immigration records available for the last name Stano. 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 583 military records available for the last name Stano. For the veterans among your Stano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stano lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Stano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Stano in 1952 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

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