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Padua Name Meaning

Spanish Portuguese Catalan and Italian (Sicily): habitational name from the Italian city of Padua. This surname is most common in the Philippines.

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


Similar surnames: Padula, Palma, Parra, Prada, Badia, Rada, Pavia, Paula, Panza, Palla

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Where is the Padua family from?

You can see how Padua families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Padua family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Padua families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Padua families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Padua's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Padua families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Padua surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Padua ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Padua. 60% of Padua men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
    60%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Field Worker
    8%
  • Cook
    8%
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What Padua family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Padua. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Padua 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 Padua. 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 591 military records available for the last name Padua. For the veterans among your Padua ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Padua lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Padua life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Padua in 1942 was 24, and 79 in 2004.

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