Cavagnaro Family History

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Cavagnaro Name Meaning

Southern Italian: occupational name for a basketmaker, from an agent derivative of cavagno ‘basket’ (now obsolete).

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

Similar surnames: Cavallaro, Carbonaro, Vatalaro, Capraro, Cavataio, Stagnaro

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Cavagnaro Family Origin

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Cavagnaro Family Occupations

What did your Cavagnaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cavagnaro. 6% of Cavagnaro men worked as a Truck Driver and 10% of Cavagnaro women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cavagnaro were Scavenger and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Scavenger

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Seamstress
  • Teacher

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

Cavagnaro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Cavagnaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavagnaro 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cavagnaro. 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 925 military records available for the last name Cavagnaro. For the veterans among your Cavagnaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cavagnaro Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavagnaro lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cavagnaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Cavagnaro in 1950 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavagnaro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavagnaro 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.

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