Cera Family History

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Cera Name Meaning

Catalan: metonymic occupational name for a wax seller, from cera ‘wax’ (from Latin cera).

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

Similar surnames: Pera, Cira, Cerda, Cerna, Curd, Cena, Bera, Cerf, Gera, Corda

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Cera Family Origin

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Cera Family Occupations

What did your Cera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Trimmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cera. 50% of Cera men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Cera women worked as a Trimmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cera were Truck Driver and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • New Worker
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Trimmer
  • Nurse

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

Cera Historical Records

What Cera family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cera 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 941 immigration records available for the last name Cera. 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 196 military records available for the last name Cera. For the veterans among your Cera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cera Life Expectancy

What is the average Cera lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Cera in 1952 was 36, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cera

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cera 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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