Caniglia Family History

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Caniglia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from Calabrian caniglia ‘bran’, Sicilian canigghia, so probably a metonymic occupational name for a miller or a cereal grower.

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


Similar surnames: Coniglio, Cerniglia, Triglia, Tenaglia, Candela, Cannella, Paniccia

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Caniglia Family Origin

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Caniglia Family Occupations

What did your Caniglia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Caniglia. 13% of Caniglia men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Caniglia women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caniglia were Macaroni Maker and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Proprietor
    5%
  • Macaroni Maker
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Winder Tender
    9%
  • Book Binder
    5%
  • Dressmaker
    5%

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

Caniglia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 929 census records available for the last name Caniglia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caniglia 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 616 immigration records available for the last name Caniglia. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 319 military records available for the last name Caniglia. For the veterans among your Caniglia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caniglia Life Expectancy

What is the average Caniglia lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Caniglia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Caniglia in 1953 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

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