Sano Family History

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Sano Name Meaning

Japanese: variously written, it means ‘small field’ and is found throughout Japan. Some bearers have samurai connections. Italian: nickname from sano ‘healthy’, from Latin sanus, or from a short form of an adjectival habitational name formed with the suffix -sano, as for example Formisano.

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

Similar surnames: Seno, Tano, Kano, Sando, Yano, Siano, Sako, Sani, Vano, Lano

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Sano Family Origin

Where is the Sano family from?

Sano Family Occupations

What did your Sano ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sano family was Works In Sawmill. The most common Sano occupation in the USA was Barber. 25% of Sano's were Barbers. Barber, Keeps House and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sano.

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  • Barber

  • Keeps House

  • Teamster

  • Works In Sawmill


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sano ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sano Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sano 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sano. 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 Sano. For the veterans among your Sano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sano Life Expectancy

What is the average Sano lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sano in 1948 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sano

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sano 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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