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Cecere Family History

Cecere Name Meaning

Italian: from cecere ‘pea’ (from Latin cicer, ciceris), hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of peas, or a nickname for a man with a growth or lump on his face.

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


Similar surnames: Cece, Cicero, Vetere, Cesare, Pecore, Levere, Comer, Ceder, Leber

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Where is the Cecere family from?

You can see how Cecere families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cecere family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Cecere families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Cecere families living in Ontario. This was about 80% of all the recorded Cecere's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Cecere families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cecere surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cecere ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cecere. 41% of Cecere men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Cecere women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cecere were Clerk and Housework.

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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
    41%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    18%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Housework
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cecere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cecere 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 Cecere. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cecere. For the veterans among your Cecere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cecere lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Cecere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Cecere in 1946 was 58, and 64 in 2004.

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