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Calabro Family History

Calabro Name Meaning

Italian: regional name for a man from Calabria, from Italian càlabro ‘Calabrian’, ‘inhabitant of Calabria’; in southern Italy this is calabró, from Greek kalabros.

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


Similar surnames: Calabria, Calo, Calarco, Cafaro, Calogero, Caro, Castro, Talamo

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Where is the Calabro family from?

You can see how Calabro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Calabro family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Calabro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 39 Calabro families living in New York. This was about 34% of all the recorded Calabro's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Calabro families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Calabro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Calabro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Calabro. 22% of Calabro men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Calabro women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Calabro were Clerk and Machine 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
    22%
  • Barber
    10%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Machine Operator
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Calabro. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Calabro. For the veterans among your Calabro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Calabro lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Calabro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Calabro in 1951 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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