Primo Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: from the personal name Primo, meaning ‘first’ (Latin Primus), given to the eldest son in a family, or, in the case of the Italian name, a habitational name from a place named with this word. Portuguese and Spanish: relationship name, from primo ‘cousin’. Greek (Primos): nickname for a sailor, from Greek primos in the sense ‘favorable wind’, a derivative of Italian primo ‘first’.

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


Similar surnames: Prim, Prime, Priolo, Pio, Pico, Pino, Rio, Trim, Prem, Prior

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Primo Family Origin

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Primo Family Occupations

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  • Farrier

    33%
  • Looking Glass Salesman

    33%
  • Merchant

    33%

In 1881, Farrier and Looking Glass Salesman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Primo. A less common occupation for the Primo family was Merchant. The most common Primo occupation in the UK was Farrier. 33% of Primo's were Farriers.

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Primo Historical Records

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Primo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Primo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Primo in 1959 was 58, and 44 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Primo

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