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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cella name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cella. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    25%

  • Italy

    20%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • France

    10%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

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Cella Family Origin

Where is the Cella family from?

Cella Family Occupations

What did your Cella ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Saloon Keeper, Confectioner and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cella. A less common occupation for the Cella family was Fruit Dealer. The most common Cella occupation in the USA was Saloon Keeper. 8% of Cella's were Saloon Keepers.

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  • Saloon Keeper

    8%
  • Confectioner

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Fruit Dealer

    4%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cella ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cella Historical Records

What Cella family records will you find?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cella

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cella 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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