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Cornella Name Meaning

Catalan (Cornellà): habitational name from any of several places so called in Catalonia. Italian: from the female personal name Cornella.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Portella, Cornell, Cornelia, Corella, Montella, Borrello, Cardella

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Where is the Cornella family from?

You can see how Cornella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cornella family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Cornella families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Cornella families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Cornella's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Cornella families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cornella surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cornella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cornella. 43% of Cornella men worked as a Miner and 100% of Cornella women worked as a Teacher. .

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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

  • Miner
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Coal Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cornella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cornella 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 428 immigration records available for the last name Cornella. 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 186 military records available for the last name Cornella. For the veterans among your Cornella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cornella lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Cornella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Cornella in 1964 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

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