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Tiano Surname Meaning

Italian (southern): metonymic occupational name for a potter from a shortened form of tigano a southern dialect term meaning ‘saucepan’. Jewish (from the Ottoman Empire): probably a habitational name from Teano in Italy near Caserta in Campania.

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


Similar surnames: Siano, Tino, Triano, Torno, Riano, Viano, Diano, Miano, Tano, Uliano

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Where is the Tiano family from?

You can see how Tiano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tiano family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Tiano families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Tiano family living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Tiano's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Tiano families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tiano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tiano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tiano. 44% of Tiano men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Tiano women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tiano were Miner and Clerk. .

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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
    44%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Miner
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Waitress
    25%
  • New Worker
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tiano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tiano 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 579 immigration records available for the last name Tiano. 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 417 military records available for the last name Tiano. For the veterans among your Tiano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tiano lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Tiano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Tiano in 1953 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

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