Cayo Family History

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Cayo Name Meaning

Spanish: from the personal name Cayo, Spanish equivalent of Gaetano. possibly also from the Castilianized form of Asturian-Leonese Cayu, a habitational name from either of two places in Asturies named El Cayu.

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


Similar surnames: Rayo, Caso, Cao, Capo, Calo, Cato, Caya, Caro, Canto, Caye

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Cayo Family Origin

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Cayo Family Occupations

What did your Cayo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cayo. 6% of Cayo men worked as a Carpenter and 17% of Cayo women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cayo were Painter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Foreman
    6%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Cleaning
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%

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

Cayo Historical Records

What Cayo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cayo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cayo 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 263 immigration records available for the last name Cayo. 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 297 military records available for the last name Cayo. For the veterans among your Cayo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cayo Life Expectancy

What is the average Cayo lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Cayo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Cayo in 1965 was 82, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cayo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cayo 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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