Cadena Family History

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Cadena Name Meaning

Catalan: metonymic occupational name for a maker of chains or perhaps for a jailer, from Catalan and Spanish cadena ‘chain’ (Latin catena). This form (singular) is rare as a surname in Castile, but frequent in Catalonia; the plural (Cadenas) occurs in both regions but is more frequent in the former.

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


Similar surnames: Cadenas, Catena, Canela, Candela, Cedeno, Avena, Carden, Canepa, Cade

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Cadena Family Origin

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Cadena Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    34%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Freighter

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cadena family was Farm Laborer. The most common Cadena occupation in the USA was Laborer. 34% of Cadena's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Freighter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cadena.

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Cadena Historical Records

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Cadena Life Expectancy

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