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Candelaria Name Meaning

from the Marian epithet (Maria de la) Candelaria, referring to the Catholic feast of the Purification of the Virgin. The name derives from Latin candela ‘candle’, since on this day candles were blessed by a priest and then lit to invoke the protection of the Virgin Mary. habitational name from a place in Tenerife called Canelaria.

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


Similar surnames: Candelario, Candela, Candia, Vanderark, Cardella, Canela, Anastasia

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Candelaria Family Origin

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Candelaria Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keep House

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Candelaria family was Keep House. Laborer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Candelaria. The most common Candelaria occupation in the USA was Laborer. 54% of Candelaria's were Laborers.

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Candelaria Historical Records

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Candelaria Life Expectancy

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