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Rio Family History

Rio Name Meaning
Spanish (Río), Portuguese, and Italian: from río ‘river’, ‘brook’ (from Latin rivus), applied either as a topographic name or as a habitational name from a place named with this word.Southern French (Occitan): variant of Rioux.

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

179,061 Historical Documents with Rio on Ancestry
111,011 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,590 Military Records
11,747 Immigration Records
20,422 Census and Voter Lists
24,291 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rio Families

  • Number of Rio families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rio census records

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Rio Family Origin

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Rio Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Rio Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Rio census records

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Military Service by Rio

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