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Campana Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: metonymic occupational name for a bell-ringer or bell-maker, from Italian and Spanish campana ‘bell’ (abbreviated from the Latin phrase vasa campana ‘Campanian vessels’, since bells were first produced in Campania).

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


Similar surnames: Campano, Campanaro, Camara, Cabana, Campagna, Capano, Camplin, Campo

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Where is the Campana family from?

You can see how Campana families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Campana family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Campana families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Campana family living in British Columbia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Campana's in Canada. British Columbia and 2 other provinces had the highest population of Campana families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Campana surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Campana ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Campana. 60% of Campana men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Labourer
    40%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Campana. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Campana lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Campana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Campana in 1956 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

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