Celia Family History

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Celia Name Meaning

from the female personal name Celia. (southern Italian) nickname from medieval Greek kaelas ‘warmth’, ‘ardor’.

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

Similar surnames: Cilia, Melia, Calia, Celio, Elia, Celi, Femia, Lia, Ceglia, Cella

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Celia Family Origin

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Celia Family Occupations

What did your Celia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Celia. 20% of Celia men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Celia women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Celia were Carpenter and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Shoemaker
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housework

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

Celia Historical Records

What Celia family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Celia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Celia 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Celia. 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 477 military records available for the last name Celia. For the veterans among your Celia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Celia Life Expectancy

What is the average Celia lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Celia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Celia in 1951 was 47, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Celia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Celia ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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