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Tenore Name Meaning

Italian (Apulia): nickname for a singer from tenore ‘tenor’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Thore, Tesoro, Lepore, Legore, Ventre, Pecore, Geno, Jenke, Honore

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Where is the Tenore family from?

You can see how Tenore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tenore family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Tenore families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Tenore families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Tenore's in USA. New York had the highest population of Tenore families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tenore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tenore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Salesgirl were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tenore. 20% of Tenore men worked as a Truck Driver and 25% of Tenore women worked as a Salesgirl. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tenore were Helper and At Home. .

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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

  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Helper

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Salesgirl
  • Tailoring
  • Helper
  • At Home
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What Tenore family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 912 census records available for the last name Tenore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tenore 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 476 immigration records available for the last name Tenore. 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 220 military records available for the last name Tenore. For the veterans among your Tenore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tenore lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tenore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tenore in 1955 was 54, and 87 in 2004.

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