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Cardella Family History

Cardella Name Meaning

Italian (southern): habitational name from a place called Cardella in Sicily.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cardell, Capella, Cornella, Parrella, Cannella, Sardella, Parella

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Where is the Cardella family from?

You can see how Cardella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cardella family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Cardella families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Cardella families living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Cardella's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Cardella families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cardella surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cardella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cardella. 22% of Cardella men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Cardella women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cardella were Truck Driver and Operator. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Barber
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Packer
  • Dressmaker
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cardella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cardella census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cardella. 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 700 military records available for the last name Cardella. For the veterans among your Cardella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cardella lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Cardella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Cardella in 1956 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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