Cea Name Meaning

Spanish, Galician, and Portuguese: habitational name from any of the places called Cea, in León, in Ourense and A Coruña, Galicia, and in Portugal.

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


Similar surnames: Vea, Zea, Ceja, Cesa, Bea, Cora, Cota, Olea, Seda, Sem

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Cea Family Origin

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Cea Family Occupations

What did your Cea ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cea. 9% of Cea men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Cea women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cea were Longshoreman and Dress Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Driver
    4%
  • Longshoreman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    16%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Dress Maker
    4%
  • Dress Operator
    4%

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

Cea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cea 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 977 immigration records available for the last name Cea. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cea. For the veterans among your Cea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cea Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Cea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Cea in 1961 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

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