Cerro Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill or ridge, Spanish cerro, from Latin cirrus ‘bristle’, ‘hair’, ‘hackles’, or possibly a nickname for someone with a ridge of spiky hair like an animal’s hackles. Alternatively, it may be a habitational name from a place named with this word (in the sense ‘ridge’), as for example El Cerro in Salamanca province. Italian: topographic name from cerro ‘turkey oak’, ‘cerris’ (Quercus cerris).

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


Similar surnames: Carro, Cerra, Herro, Ferro, Cerino, Cardo, Porro, Curro, Cerri, Perro

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Cerro Family Origin

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Cerro Family Occupations

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  • Bar Room

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Cerro occupation in the USA was Bar Room. 100% of Cerro's were Bar Rooms.

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Between 1963 and 2004, Cerro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Cerro in 1963 was 75, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cerro

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