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Fiumara Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from Fiumara in Reggio Calabria or from the locality so named in San Piero Patti, in Messina province. In some cases the surname may be topographic from fiumara ‘torrent’.

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


Similar surnames: Favara, Ficara, Umana, Fichera, Ferrara, Fiala, Giambra, Ahumada

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Where is the Fiumara family from?

You can see how Fiumara families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fiumara family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Fiumara families living in Massachusetts. This was about 43% of all the recorded Fiumara's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Fiumara families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fiumara surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fiumara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fiumara. 57% of Fiumara men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Fiumara women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fiumara were Barber and Operator.

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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
    57%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • Barber
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    43%
  • Dressmaker
    29%
  • Operator
    29%
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What Fiumara family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 784 census records available for the last name Fiumara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fiumara 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 692 immigration records available for the last name Fiumara. 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 282 military records available for the last name Fiumara. For the veterans among your Fiumara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fiumara lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Fiumara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Fiumara in 1960 was 50, and 65 in 2004.

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