Paterno Family History

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Paterno Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from either of two places called Paterno, in Catania, Sicily, or in Potenza.

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

Similar surnames: Patierno, Palen, Picerno, Patane, Perno, Palermo, Salerno, Pantano

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Paterno Family Origin

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Paterno Family Occupations

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Paterno Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Paterno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paterno 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Paterno. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Paterno. For the veterans among your Paterno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paterno Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Paterno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Paterno in 1946 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

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