Puro Family History

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Puro Name Meaning

Finnish: topographic name from puro ‘creek’, ‘bog’. This name is found mainly in central–western Finland, but also occurs as an ornamental name in southwestern Finland. As an American family name it may also be a shortened form of a longer Finnish compound name such as Hautapuro ‘pit creek’. Italian: from puro ‘pure’, ‘honest’, applied as a personal name, or occasionally a nickname.

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

Similar surnames: Turo, Pero, Turco, Pino, Toro, Muro, Murto, Pust, Peura, Tur

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Puro Family Origin

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Puro Family Occupations

What did your Puro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Puro. 23% of Puro men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Puro women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Puro were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Waitress
  • Assembler
  • Housewife

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

Puro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Puro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puro 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 578 immigration records available for the last name Puro. 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 270 military records available for the last name Puro. For the veterans among your Puro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Puro Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Puro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Puro in 1956 was 47, and 91 in 2004.

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