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Licata Family History

Licata Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): habitational name from Licata in Agrigento province. Compare La Licata .

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

Similar surnames: Locati, Lista, Lata, Licona, Licari, Licht, Ficara, Lian, Lara, Lapa

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Where is the Licata family from?

You can see how Licata families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Licata family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 54 Licata families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Licata's in USA. New York had the highest population of Licata families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Licata surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Licata ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Licata. 21% of Licata men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Licata women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Licata were Proprietor and Machine 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
  • Barber
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Machine Operator
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Licata. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Licata 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Licata. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Licata. For the veterans among your Licata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Licata lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Licata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Licata in 1953 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

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