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Ceresa Family History

Ceresa Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from a place called with Latin ceresa ‘cherry’.

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


Similar surnames: Cesa, Ceraso, Cesena, Cerra, Ciresi, Cerezo, Cerreta, Corea, Cervera

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Where is the Ceresa family from?

You can see how Ceresa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ceresa family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ceresa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Ceresa families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ceresa's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ceresa families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ceresa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ceresa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ceresa. 34% of Ceresa men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Ceresa women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ceresa were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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
    34%
  • Waiter
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Spinner
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ceresa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ceresa 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 Ceresa. 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 166 military records available for the last name Ceresa. For the veterans among your Ceresa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ceresa lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Ceresa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ceresa in 1964 was 77, and 92 in 2004.

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