Padula Family History

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Padula Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Campania): habitational name from places called Padula, in Salerno and Teramo, Paduli in Benevento, or various other places, all named from a metathesized form of palude ‘swamp’. Polish (Padula): nickname for someone who was unsteady on his feet, from a derivative of padac ‘to fall down’.

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

Similar surnames: Pakula, Palla, Pala, Padua, Padilla, Paduch, Paul, Parola, Prada

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Padula Family Origin

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Padula Family Occupations

What did your Padula ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Padula. 15% of Padula men worked as a Laborer and 5% of Padula women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Padula were Truck Driver and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • New Worker
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Machine Operator
  • New Worker
  • Operator

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

Padula Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Padula. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Padula 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Padula. 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 Padula. For the veterans among your Padula ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Padula Life Expectancy

What is the average Padula lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Padula life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Padula in 1951 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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