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Zampella Name Meaning

Italian: possibly a diminutive of a nickname from zampa ‘foot’, ‘hoof’, ‘paw’.

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

Similar surnames: Ramella, Rampulla, Cannella, La Bella, Manella, Carella, Panella

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Where is the Zampella family from?

You can see how Zampella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zampella family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Zampella families living in New Jersey. This was about 60% of all the recorded Zampella's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Zampella families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zampella surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zampella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Butcher was the top reported job for people in the US named Zampella. 25% of Zampella men worked as a Butcher.

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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

  • Butcher
  • Painter
  • Carpenter
  • Laborer
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What Zampella family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 373 census records available for the last name Zampella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zampella 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 323 immigration records available for the last name Zampella. 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 145 military records available for the last name Zampella. For the veterans among your Zampella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zampella lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Zampella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Zampella in 1951 was 31, and 69 in 2004.

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