Cancilla Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Cancilla Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Sicily): from a diminutive of Canci, from a short form of cancelliere ‘chancellor’, ‘clerk’.

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

Similar surnames: Cascella, Cannella, Caiola, Cacciola, Marcella, Carillo, Santilli

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Cancilla Family Origin

Where is the Cancilla family from?

Cancilla Family Occupations

What did your Cancilla ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Merchant was the top reported job for people in the CA named Cancilla. 16% of Cancilla men worked as a Merchant

View Census data for Cancilla | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Merchant
  • Restaurant
  • Storekeeper
  • Bed Maker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cancilla Historical Records

What Cancilla family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cancilla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cancilla census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Cancilla

Passenger List

There are 905 immigration records available for the last name Cancilla. 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.

View all Cancilla immigration records

Draft Card

There are 590 military records available for the last name Cancilla. For the veterans among your Cancilla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Cancilla military records

You've only scratched the surface of Cancilla family history.

Cancilla Life Expectancy

What is the average Cancilla lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Cancilla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Cancilla in 1947 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cancilla

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cancilla ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Cancilla Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name