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Leonardo Name Meaning

Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: from the Germanic personal name Leonhard, formed from the elements leo ‘lion’ + hard, ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; this was an early medieval saint’s name (see Leonard).

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


Similar surnames: Leonard, Leonhardt, Lopardo, Reynard, Leonardi, Bernardo, Leandro

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Where is the Leonardo family from?

You can see how Leonardo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leonardo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Leonardo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Leonardo families living in London. This was about 75% of all the recorded Leonardo's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Leonardo families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leonardo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leonardo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leonardo. 25% of Leonardo men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Leonardo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leonardo were Truck Driver and Machine Operator. .

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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
    25%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    15%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Machine Operator
    8%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Leonardo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leonardo 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Leonardo. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Leonardo. For the veterans among your Leonardo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leonardo lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Leonardo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Leonardo in 1944 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

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