Russo Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Russo, southern variant of Rosso, a nickname for someone with red hair, a red beard, or a ruddy complexion. EC, kh

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


Similar surnames: Rosso, Russi, Rusco, Musso, Russ, Tasso, Rullo, Risso, Musto, Musson

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Russo Family Origin

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Russo Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Barber

    10%
  • Cigar Dealer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Russo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Russo's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Russo family was Cigar Dealer. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Russo.

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Russo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Russo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Russo in 1942 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Russo

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