Nicotera Family History

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Nicotera Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from Nicotera in Calabria, which is named with the Greek personal name Nikoteras meaning ‘miracle of victory’.

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

Similar surnames: Nicotra, Pitera, Fichera, Nicola, Nocera, Ricotta, Fichter, Ribera

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Nicotera Family Origin

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Nicotera Family Occupations

What did your Nicotera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nicotera. 14% of Nicotera men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Nicotera women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nicotera were Tailor and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Baker
  • Clerk
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Finisher
  • Housewife
  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nicotera Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 923 census records available for the last name Nicotera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nicotera census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 531 immigration records available for the last name Nicotera. 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 Card

There are 303 military records available for the last name Nicotera. For the veterans among your Nicotera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nicotera Life Expectancy

What is the average Nicotera lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nicotera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Nicotera in 1961 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nicotera

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nicotera ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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