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Candela Name Meaning

Italian, Spanish, and Catalan: from candela ‘candle’ (Latin candela), hence a metonymic occupational name for a chandler (candlemaker) or a nickname for a tall thin person.

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


Similar surnames: Canela, Cannella, Candella, Canepa, Cadena, Kandel, Cardell, Canal

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Candela Family Origin

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Candela Family Occupations

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Candela Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Candela. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Candela 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Candela. 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 Candela. For the veterans among your Candela ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Candela Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Candela life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Candela in 1957 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

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