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Niano Family History

Niano Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Tiano, Nino, Siano, Viano, Piano, Riano, Miano, Diano, Fiano, Ciano

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Where is the Niano family from?

You can see how Niano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Niano family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Niano family living in Kansas. This was about 50% of all the recorded Niano's in USA. Kansas and 1 other state had the highest population of Niano families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Niano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Niano ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Niano ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 8 census records available for the last name Niano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niano 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Niano. 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 4 military records available for the last name Niano. For the veterans among your Niano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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