Cilia Family History

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Cilia Name Meaning

Southern Italian and Maltese: nickname for a fat man, from a dialect word cilìa, derived from Greek koilia ‘stomach’. Spanish: unidentified; perhaps a metronymic from a reduced form of the female personal name Cecilia.

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


Similar surnames: Celia, Milia, Calia, Celio, Milian, Golia, Lia, Silvia, Cola, Ciulla

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Cilia Family Origin

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Cilia Family Occupations

What did your Cilia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dress Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cilia. 64% of Cilia men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Cilia women worked as a Dress Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cilia were Bricklayer and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    64%
  • Bricklayer
    37%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Dress Maker
    50%
  • Machine Operator
    50%

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

Cilia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cilia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cilia 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 910 immigration records available for the last name Cilia. 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 217 military records available for the last name Cilia. For the veterans among your Cilia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cilia Life Expectancy

What is the average Cilia lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Cilia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cilia in 1953 was 53, and 72 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cilia 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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