Cesta Family History

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Cesta Name Meaning

Italian (Aquila): unexplained; in part at least, possibly a metonymic occupational name for someone who make or used baskets, from cesta ‘basket’.

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


Similar surnames: Testa, Costa, Cresta, Cuesta, Resta, Cestaro, Cotta, Best, Cetta

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Cesta Family Origin

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Cesta Family Occupations

What did your Cesta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cesta. 15% of Cesta men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Cesta women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cesta were Underwriter and Finisher Driver

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Tailor
    8%
  • Grinder
    5%
  • Underwriter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    19%
  • Dress Operator
    10%
  • Finisher
    10%
  • Finisher Driver
    10%

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

Cesta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cesta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cesta 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 Cesta. 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 168 military records available for the last name Cesta. For the veterans among your Cesta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cesta Life Expectancy

What is the average Cesta lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cesta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Cesta in 1962 was 79, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cesta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cesta 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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