Tavella Family History

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Tavella Name Meaning

Italian: from Neapolitan or Old Italian tavella ‘board’, ‘plank’, ‘slab’ (from Latin tabella), presumably a nickname for someone who was tall and thin, or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a woodworker.

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

Similar surnames: Capella, Avella, Patella, Vanella, Manella, Tavel, Abella, Tella

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Tavella Family Origin

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Tavella Family Occupations

What did your Tavella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Floor Girl were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tavella. 40% of Tavella men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Trucker
  • Coal Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Floor Girl

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

Tavella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 751 census records available for the last name Tavella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tavella 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 572 immigration records available for the last name Tavella. 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 216 military records available for the last name Tavella. For the veterans among your Tavella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tavella Life Expectancy

What is the average Tavella lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tavella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Tavella in 1962 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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