Tano Family History

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Tano Name Meaning

Italian: from a short form of the personal name Gaetano, or from pet forms thereof. Spanish (Taño): possibly nickname from taño ‘sucker’, ‘shoot’. Japanese: it is unclear whether instances of this name in America are Tano, meaning ‘many fields’, or Tano, meaning ‘many offerings’. Neither is common in Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Tani, Sano, Stano, Mano, Yano, Tank, Lano, Dano, Vano, Hano

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Tano Family Origin

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Tano Family Occupations

What did your Tano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Tano. 46% of Tano men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Cook
  • Machinist

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

Tano Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tano 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tano. 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 571 military records available for the last name Tano. For the veterans among your Tano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tano Life Expectancy

What is the average Tano lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Tano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Tano in 1951 was 40, and 61 in 2003.

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