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Leonelli Name Meaning

Italian (Leonelli Leonetti): patronymic or plural form of Leonello a pet form of Leo or Leone .

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


Similar surnames: Leonetti, Minelli, Fanelli, Bonelli, Petrelli, Tonelli, Novelli

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Where is the Leonelli family from?

You can see how Leonelli families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leonelli family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Leonelli families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Leonelli families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Leonelli's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Leonelli families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leonelli surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leonelli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leonelli. 80% of Leonelli men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Leonelli women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leonelli were Clerk and Housewife. .

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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
    80%
  • Clerk
    20%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Attendant
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
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What Leonelli family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 683 census records available for the last name Leonelli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leonelli 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 537 immigration records available for the last name Leonelli. 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 337 military records available for the last name Leonelli. For the veterans among your Leonelli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leonelli lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Leonelli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Leonelli in 1963 was 70, and 80 in 2004.

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