Giovanni Family History

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Giovanni Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Giovanni, Italian equivalent of John. In spite of the long-standing popularity of the personal name in Italy, the surname is rare; the present-day frequency is less than 20.

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

Similar surnames: Giovanini, Gianni, Di Giovanni, Vanni, Bongiovanni, Giovannini

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Giovanni Family Origin

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Giovanni Family Occupations

What did your Giovanni ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Giovanni occupation in the UK was Confectioner. 50% of Giovanni's were Confectioners. Confectioner and Artist Engraver were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Giovanni. A less common occupation for the Giovanni family was Asphalter.

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  • Confectioner

  • Artist Engraver

  • Asphalter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Giovanni ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Giovanni Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Giovanni. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giovanni 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Giovanni. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Giovanni. For the veterans among your Giovanni ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giovanni Life Expectancy

What is the average Giovanni lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Giovanni life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Giovanni in 1961 was 66, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Giovanni

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giovanni 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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