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Ficarra Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): habitational name from Ficarra in Messina province Sicily so named after ficara ‘fig tree fig plantation’.

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

Similar surnames: Ficara, Fichera, Favara, Fiumara, Carro, Sciarra, Barra, Licata

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Where is the Ficarra family from?

You can see how Ficarra families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ficarra family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Ficarra families living in New York. This was about 36% of all the recorded Ficarra's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ficarra families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ficarra surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ficarra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ficarra. 24% of Ficarra men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Ficarra women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ficarra were Tailor 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
  • Barber
  • Clerk
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Finisher
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ficarra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ficarra 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ficarra. 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 524 military records available for the last name Ficarra. For the veterans among your Ficarra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ficarra lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ficarra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ficarra in 1955 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

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