Cresta Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Cresta Name Meaning

Italian: from cresta ‘crest’ (from Latin crista), perhaps applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by the crest of a mountain or as a nickname with reference to the comb of a rooster.

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


Similar surnames: Cuesta, Crete, Cesta, Cressy, Costa, Foresta, Testa, Resta, Crosta

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Cresta Family Origin

Where is the Cresta family from?

Cresta Family Occupations

What did your Cresta ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cresta ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

View Census data for Cresta

Cresta Historical Records

What Cresta family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cresta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cresta census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Cresta

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cresta. 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.

View all Cresta immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cresta. For the veterans among your Cresta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Cresta military records

You've only scratched the surface of Cresta family history.

Cresta Life Expectancy

What is the average Cresta lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cresta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Cresta in 1948 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cresta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cresta 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.

Famous Cresta Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name