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Colavito Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name, a compound of the personal names Cola + Vito.

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

Similar surnames: Colacino, Colapietro, Colavita, Colasanti, Colao, Cola, Covino

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Where is the Colavito family from?

You can see how Colavito families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Colavito family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Colavito families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Colavito's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Colavito families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Colavito surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Colavito ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Colavito. 25% of Colavito men worked as a Laborer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Driver
  • Ice Man
  • Proprietor
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Census Records

There are 740 census records available for the last name Colavito. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colavito census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 358 immigration records available for the last name Colavito. 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 Cards

There are 351 military records available for the last name Colavito. For the veterans among your Colavito ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Colavito lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Colavito life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Colavito in 1958 was 59, and 68 in 2004.

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