Cicero Family History

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Cicero Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from cicero ‘pea’ (Latin cicer, ciceris ‘chickpea’, ‘lentil’), possibly a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or sold peas, or perhaps as a nickname for someone with a carbuncle or pimple. The Roman republican lawyer and statesman Cicero was so named because he had a growth resembling a chickpea on his face.

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

Similar surnames: Cecere, Ciervo, Cicio, Ribera, Lier, Comer, Dice, Citro, Rivero

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Cicero Family Origin

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Cicero Family Occupations

What did your Cicero ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cicero. 28% of Cicero men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Cicero women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cicero were New Worker and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Proprietor
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Laborer
  • Seamstress
  • New Worker

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

Cicero Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Cicero. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cicero. For the veterans among your Cicero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cicero Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cicero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cicero in 1955 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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