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Florio Name Meaning

Italian and Portuguese: from the medieval personal name Florio (Latin Florius), which was popularized by the medieval French romance Floire et Blanchefleur.

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


Similar surnames: Floro, Floria, Florian, Lorio, Gloria, Osorio, Flora, Flore, Flory

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Where is the Florio family from?

You can see how Florio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Florio family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Florio families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Florio families living in London. This was about 80% of all the recorded Florio's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Florio families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Florio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Florio ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Housekeeper was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Florio. 50% of Florio women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Florio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Florio 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Florio. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Florio. For the veterans among your Florio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Florio lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Florio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Florio in 1946 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

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