Severo Family History

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Severo Name Meaning

Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: from the personal name Severo (Latin Severus, meaning ‘harsh, austere’). Severus was the name of several Roman Emperors, including Alexander Severus (died 235), born in Syria, who was noted for his virtuous and studious character and his tolerance towards Christians. The personal name enjoyed some popularity among early Christians.

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

Similar surnames: Severe, Severn, Severin, Severa, Sever, Sereno, Lever, Vero, Seery

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Severo Family Origin

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Severo Family Occupations

What did your Severo ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Marble Mason and Unp were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Severo.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Marble Mason

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unp

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

Severo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Severo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Severo 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 441 immigration records available for the last name Severo. 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 119 military records available for the last name Severo. For the veterans among your Severo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Severo Life Expectancy

What is the average Severo lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Severo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Severo in 1963 was 71, and 86 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Severo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Severo 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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