Orio Family History

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Orio Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of various places named with Orio, for example Orio Canavese (Turni province, Piedmont), Orio al Serio (Bergamo province, Lombardy), Orio Litta (Milan province, Lombardy). Basque: habitational name from Orio in Gipuzkoa province. Japanese: not a common name in Japan. One version is written with a character pronounced chisha or chisa, a tree which is a sort of false persimmon. Other versions are written with characters used phonetically, or with a pair meaning ‘hanging tail’.

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

Similar surnames: Orso, Rio, Ori, Lorio, Oren, Oris, Toro, Oros, Rios, Arno

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Orio Family Origin

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Orio Family Occupations

What did your Orio ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chef Cook and House Duty were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Orio. 20% of Orio men worked as a Chef Cook and 40% of Orio women worked as a House Duty. Some less common occupations for Americans named Orio were Landlord and Ladys Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chef Cook
  • Continental Shopkeeper
  • Grocery prov Branch
  • Landlord

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • House Duty
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Ladys Maid

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

Orio Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Orio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orio 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 670 immigration records available for the last name Orio. 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 861 military records available for the last name Orio. For the veterans among your Orio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orio Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Orio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Orio in 1964 was 80, and 87 in 2003.

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