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Visco Family History

Visco Surname Meaning

Italian (southern):: from southern dialect visco ‘bishop’ (standard Italian vescovo) probably a nickname for a pious person or for someone in the service of a bishop. in some instances from visco a variant of vischio ‘mistletoe’ ‘birdlime’. This surname is also found in southern France.

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

Similar surnames: Vesco, Vasco, Pico, Cisco, Bosco, Sisco, Fusco, Cicco, Sisto, Cosco

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Where is the Visco family from?

You can see how Visco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Visco family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Visco families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Visco family living in Devon. This was about 50% of all the recorded Visco's in United Kingdom. Devon and 1 other county had the highest population of Visco families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Visco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Visco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Visco. 39% of Visco men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Visco women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Visco were Salesman and Packer. .

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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
  • Clerk
  • New Worker
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Packer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Visco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Visco 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Visco. 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 960 military records available for the last name Visco. For the veterans among your Visco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Visco lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Visco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Visco in 1960 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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