Tierno Family History

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Tierno Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from a place so named. Sicilian: from Old Sicilian ternu ‘having three syllables’, presumably a nickname bestowed on someone who used long words. Spanish: nickname from tierno ‘tender’, ‘soft’ (Latin tener).

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

Similar surnames: Torno, Tiano, Perna, Tervo, Acierno, Ciervo, Odierno, Otero, Tiberio

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Tierno Family Origin

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Tierno Family Occupations

What did your Tierno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tierno. 50% of Tierno men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Tierno women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tierno were Mechanic and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • New Worker
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Operator
  • Clerk

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

Tierno Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tierno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tierno 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 464 immigration records available for the last name Tierno. 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 335 military records available for the last name Tierno. For the veterans among your Tierno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tierno Life Expectancy

What is the average Tierno lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Tierno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Tierno in 1953 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tierno 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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