Cresta Family History

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Cresta Name Meaning

Italian: from cresta ‘crest’ (from Latin crista), perhaps applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by the crest of a mountain or as a nickname with reference to the comb of a rooster.

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

Similar surnames: Cuesta, Crete, Cesta, Cressy, Costa, Foresta, Testa, Resta, Crosta

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Cresta Family Origin

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Cresta Family Occupations

What did your Cresta ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Cresta.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Cresta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cresta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cresta 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 727 immigration records available for the last name Cresta. 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 295 military records available for the last name Cresta. For the veterans among your Cresta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cresta Life Expectancy

What is the average Cresta lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cresta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Cresta in 1948 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cresta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cresta 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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