Ancona Family History

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Ancona Name Meaning

Italian and Jewish (from Italy): habitational name from the Adriatic port of Ancona, which was founded by Greek refugees from Syracuse in about 390 bc. Its name is derived from Greek ankon ‘elbow’, with reference to the shape of the cape on which it is situated.

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

Similar surnames: Anna, Azcona, Antoni, Celona, Andrea, Aldana, Licona, Kantola, Antuna

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Ancona Family Origin

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Ancona Family Occupations

What did your Ancona ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ancona occupation in the USA was Drugist. 33% of Ancona's were Drugists. A less common occupation for the Ancona family was Machinist. Drugist and Fire Insurance Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ancona.

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  • Drugist

  • Fire Insurance Agent

  • Machinist


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Ancona Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ancona. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ancona 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ancona. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ancona. For the veterans among your Ancona ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ancona Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ancona life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Ancona in 1962 was 86, and 81 in 2004.

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