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Danella Family History

Danella Name Meaning

Italian: of uncertain derivation; perhaps a metronymic from the personal name Anella, feminine form of Anello.

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


Similar surnames: Vanella, Zanella, Mainella, Masella, Manella, Galella, Minella

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Where is the Danella family from?

You can see how Danella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Danella family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Danella families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 14 Danella families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 18% of all the recorded Danella's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Danella families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Danella surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Danella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Danella. 29% of Danella men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Danella women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Danella were Exterminator and Waitress.

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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
    29%
  • Carpenter
    20%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Exterminator
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    24%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Waitress
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Danella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danella 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Danella. 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 196 military records available for the last name Danella. For the veterans among your Danella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Danella lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Danella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Danella in 1964 was 79, and 83 in 2004.

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