Russo Family History

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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

What did your Russo ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Russo. 7% of Russo men worked as a Carpenter joiner and 30% of Russo women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Russo were Barrister At Law and Cafe Owner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter joiner
    7%
  • Assistant Cater
    4%
  • Asst Calenairhand Cable W
    4%
  • Barrister At Law
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    30%
  • Cafe Waitress
    10%
  • Assistant Fish Shop Unpaid
    4%
  • Cafe Owner
    4%

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

Russo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 100,000 census records available for the last name Russo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Russo 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 51,000 immigration records available for the last name Russo. 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 29,000 military records available for the last name Russo. For the veterans among your Russo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Russo Life Expectancy

What is the average Russo lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Russo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Russo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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