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Allocco Name Meaning

Southern Italian: nickname from allocco ‘dunce’, ‘fool’ (feminine allocca). This word is of obscure origin; it may be from Arabic alwaq (feminine lawqa, dialectally loqa), which supposedly means ‘foolish’, ‘crazy’. Compare Spanish loco ‘crazy’. In Egyptian Arabic the word means ‘having a speech defect in pronouncing the letter r’.

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


Similar surnames: Allocca, Alfonso, Cocco, Brocco, Zocco, Flocco, Losco, Larocco

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Where is the Allocco family from?

You can see how Allocco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Allocco family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Allocco families living in New York. This was about 45% of all the recorded Allocco's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Allocco families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Allocco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Allocco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundry were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Allocco. 34% of Allocco men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Allocco women worked as a Laundry. Some less common occupations for Americans named Allocco were Grocer and Operator.

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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
    34%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Chauffeur
    10%
  • Grocer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laundry
    40%
  • Packer
    20%
  • Houseworker
    20%
  • Operator
    20%
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Census Records

There are 898 census records available for the last name Allocco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allocco 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 223 immigration records available for the last name Allocco. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 271 military records available for the last name Allocco. For the veterans among your Allocco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Allocco lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Allocco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Allocco in 1941 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

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