Taranto Family History

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Taranto Name Meaning

Italian and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from the southern Italian city and provincial capital of this name (Latin name Tarentum, from Greek Taras).

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


Similar surnames: Tarango, Turano, Marano, Tarantino, Trento, Marando, Arata, Franko

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Taranto Family Origin

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Taranto Family Occupations

What did your Taranto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Taranto. 34% of Taranto men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Taranto women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taranto were Truck Driver and Salesgirl

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    21%
  • New Worker
    21%
  • Packer
    11%
  • Salesgirl
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Taranto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Taranto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taranto census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Taranto. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Taranto. For the veterans among your Taranto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taranto Life Expectancy

What is the average Taranto lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Taranto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Taranto in 1956 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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