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Signore Family History

Signore Surname Meaning

Italian (southern):: from the medieval personal name Signore (from Latin senior ‘senior elder’ genitive senioris). from signore ‘lord’ hence a derisive nickname for a peasant who gave himself airs and graces or an occupational name for someone in the service of a great lord. This also came to be used as a title of respect for professional men such as notaries.

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


Similar surnames: Mignone, Siano, Sinacore, Signor, Migliore, Tenore, Wigmore, Signer

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Where is the Signore family from?

You can see how Signore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Signore family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Signore families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Signore family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Signore's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Signore families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Signore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Signore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Signore. 40% of Signore men worked as a Laborer and 42% of Signore women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Signore were Proprietor and Seamstress. .

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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
    40%
  • Barber
    10%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    42%
  • Housewife
    30%
  • Machine Operator
    18%
  • Seamstress
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Signore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Signore 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Signore. 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 622 military records available for the last name Signore. For the veterans among your Signore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Signore lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Signore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Signore in 1957 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

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