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Delao Family History

Delao Surname Meaning

Hispanic (also De Lao): probably a variant with (fused) preposition de ‘from of’ of Spanish Lao 7 which is unexplained or perhaps of Catalan Laó (see Lao ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Delo, Dea, Dolak, Delp, Delara, Deramo, Bello, Delis, Delapp, Zello

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Where is the Delao family from?

You can see how Delao families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delao family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Delao families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Delao families living in New Mexico. This was about 90% of all the recorded Delao's in USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Delao families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Delao surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Delao ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Delao. 72% of Delao men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Delao women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Delao were Farmer and Housework. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Ranch Hand
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Delao. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delao census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 125 immigration records available for the last name Delao. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 493 military records available for the last name Delao. For the veterans among your Delao ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delao lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Delao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Delao in 1964 was 76, and 72 in 2004.

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