Cerra Family History

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Cerra Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from Acerra in Naples province or from any of various places called Cerra. Asturian-Leonese: possibly a habitational name from a place named Cerra or La Cerra, as for example in Asturies.

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

Similar surnames: Serra, Cerro, Acerra, Terra, Pera, Perra, Ferra, Cetta, Ceja, Morra

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Cerra Family Origin

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Cerra Family Occupations

What did your Cerra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cerra. 23% of Cerra men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Cerra women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cerra were Clerk and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Clerk
  • Operator
  • Saleslady

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

Cerra Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cerra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cerra 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cerra. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cerra. For the veterans among your Cerra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cerra Life Expectancy

What is the average Cerra lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cerra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cerra in 1948 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cerra 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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