Coelho Family History

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Coelho Name Meaning

Portuguese: from coelho ‘rabbit’ (Latin cuniculus), applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble a rabbit in some way.

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

Similar surnames: Coello, Cuello, Corlew, Celio, Botelho, Couch, Colo, Koeth, Pello

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Coelho Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Coelho name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Coelho. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Spain


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Coelho Family Origin

Where is the Coelho family from?

Coelho Family Occupations

What did your Coelho ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Coelho occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 100% of Coelho's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker


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Coelho Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Coelho. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coelho 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Coelho. 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 Coelho. For the veterans among your Coelho ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coelho Life Expectancy

What is the average Coelho lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Coelho life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Coelho in 1944 was 67, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coelho

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coelho 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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