Cavaliere Family History

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Cavaliere Name Meaning

Italian: from cavaliere ‘knight’, ‘horseman’ (from Late Latin caballarius), possibly a status name, but more likely a nickname or an occupational name for the servant of a knight.

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


Similar surnames: Chevalier, Cavaleri, Caballero, Cavalieri, Carriere, Cavallero

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Cavaliere Family Origin

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Cavaliere Family Occupations

What did your Cavaliere ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cavaliere. 26% of Cavaliere men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Cavaliere women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cavaliere were Painter and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Barber
    7%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    22%
  • Seamstress
    17%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • New Worker
    9%

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

Cavaliere Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cavaliere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavaliere 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cavaliere. 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 Cavaliere. For the veterans among your Cavaliere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cavaliere Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavaliere lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cavaliere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Cavaliere in 1954 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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