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Cicalese Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name for someone from Cicala, in Catanzaro province, or Cicalesi, an area of Nocera Inferiore in Salerno province.

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


Similar surnames: Scalese, Catanese, Palese, Milanese, Ascolese, Matarese, Cicale

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Where is the Cicalese family from?

You can see how Cicalese families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cicalese family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 14 Cicalese families living in New Jersey. This was about 70% of all the recorded Cicalese's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Cicalese families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cicalese surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cicalese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cicalese. 46% of Cicalese men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Cicalese women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cicalese were Clerk and Seamstress.

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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
    46%
  • Chauffeur
    10%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Operator
    27%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Seamstress
    14%
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What Cicalese family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 957 census records available for the last name Cicalese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cicalese 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 356 immigration records available for the last name Cicalese. 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 379 military records available for the last name Cicalese. For the veterans among your Cicalese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cicalese lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cicalese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cicalese in 1955 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

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