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Cepeda Family History

Cepeda Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Cepeda in Salamanca province or Cepeda la Mora in Ávila province named from cepeda a collective of cepa ‘tree stump stock’ (from Latin cippus ‘pillar’). Compare Sepeda .

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


Similar surnames: Sepeda, Tejeda, Ojeda, Zepeda, Tejera, Cerda, Ceresa, Merida, Cesena

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Where is the Cepeda family from?

You can see how Cepeda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cepeda family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Cepeda families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Cepeda families living in Florida. This was 100% of all the recorded Cepeda's in USA. Florida had the highest population of Cepeda families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cepeda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cepeda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Jornalero and None were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cepeda. 26% of Cepeda men worked as a Jornalero and 68% of Cepeda women worked as a None. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cepeda were Laborer and Sirviente. .

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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

  • Jornalero
    26%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Labrador
    12%
  • Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • None
    68%
  • Laundress
    8%
  • Costurera
    8%
  • Sirviente
    8%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Cepeda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cepeda 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Cepeda. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cepeda. For the veterans among your Cepeda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cepeda lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cepeda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Cepeda in 1954 was 45, and 67 in 2004.

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