Orecchio Family History

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Orecchio Name Meaning

Italian: from orecchio ‘ear’, a nickname for someone with large or otherwise remarkable ears, or possibly for an eavesdropper.

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


Similar surnames: Recchio, Vecchio, Occhino, Recchia, Auricchio, Bracci, Ricchio, Pecci

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Orecchio Family Origin

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Orecchio Family Occupations

What did your Orecchio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Orecchio. 34% of Orecchio men worked as a Proprietor and 67% of Orecchio women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Orecchio were Laborer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    34%
  • Miner
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    67%
  • Housewife
    34%

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

Orecchio Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 391 census records available for the last name Orecchio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orecchio 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 188 immigration records available for the last name Orecchio. 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 131 military records available for the last name Orecchio. For the veterans among your Orecchio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orecchio Life Expectancy

What is the average Orecchio lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Orecchio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Orecchio in 1967 was 83, and 89 in 2004.

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