Cairo Family History

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Cairo Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): habitational name from any of various places in Sicily named Cairo.

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


Similar surnames: Carro, Caito, Caira, Faro, Caire, Caro, Campo, Coiro, Gair, Vairo

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Cairo Family Origin

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Cairo Family Occupations

What did your Cairo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cairo. 32% of Cairo men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Cairo women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cairo were Machinist and Proprietor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Barber
    6%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    12%
  • Cigarmaker
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cairo Historical Records

What Cairo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cairo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cairo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cairo. 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 Card

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Cairo. For the veterans among your Cairo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cairo Life Expectancy

What is the average Cairo lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Cairo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cairo in 1946 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cairo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cairo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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