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Pacella Name Meaning

Italian: from a female pet form of the personal name Pace (see Pace 2).

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


Similar surnames: Pacelli, Paolella, Farella, Zarella, Pella, Galella, Masella, Danella

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Where is the Pacella family from?

You can see how Pacella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pacella family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pacella families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Pacella families living in Ontario. This was about 85% of all the recorded Pacella's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Pacella families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pacella surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pacella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pacella. 36% of Pacella men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Pacella women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pacella were New Worker and New Worker.

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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
    36%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Labor
    10%
  • New Worker
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Typist
    18%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Saleslady
    18%
  • New Worker
    12%
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What Pacella family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pacella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pacella 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 Pacella. 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 631 military records available for the last name Pacella. For the veterans among your Pacella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pacella lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pacella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pacella in 1957 was 42, and 88 in 2004.

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