Cella Family History

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Cella Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of numerous minor places called Cella or Celle (from cella ‘cell’), because they were once the locations of hermits’ cells.

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


Similar surnames: Tella, Colla, Bella, Calla, Pella, Ceja, Cuellar, Cea, Rella, Sella

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Cella Family Origin

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Cella Family Occupations

What did your Cella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cella. 10% of Cella men worked as a Clerk and 14% of Cella women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cella were Proprietor and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    10%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Packer
    8%
  • New Worker
    7%

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

Cella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Cella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cella 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Cella. 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 Cella. For the veterans among your Cella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cella Life Expectancy

What is the average Cella lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cella in 1955 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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