Gaetano Family History

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Gaetano Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Gaietano, medieval Latin Caietanus, originally a Latin ethnic name denoting someone from Caieta in Latium. According to legend the place was named after the elderly nurse of Aeneas, who died there after fleeing with him from the ruins of Troy. The name persisted among early Christians and was popular in the Middle Ages. The religious reformer St. Gaetano (1480–1547) was born in Vicenza, a member of a Venetian noble family. He is not to be confused with his contemporary Cardinal Gaetano, an active opponent of Martin Luther.

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


Similar surnames: Caetano, Castano, Galvan, Gaeta, Galiano, Montano, Catano, Cayetano

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Gaetano Family Origin

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Gaetano Family Occupations

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  • Confectioner

    50%
  • R.R. Hand

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Gaetano occupation in the USA was Confectioner. 50% of Gaetano's were Confectioners. Confectioner and R.R. Hand were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gaetano.

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Gaetano Life Expectancy

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