Patella Family History

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Patella Name Meaning

possibly from patella ‘limpet’, and hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who collected shell fish, or a nickname for a tenacious or withdrawn person. nickname or metonymic occupational name from a variant of patella ‘porringer’, ‘frying pan’. In this sense, it is also found as a Greek name.

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

Similar surnames: Parella, Palla, Abella, Capella, Stella, Tavella, Padilla, Pella

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Patella Family Origin

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Patella Family Occupations

What did your Patella ancestors do for a living?

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

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Patella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Patella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patella 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 767 immigration records available for the last name Patella. 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 469 military records available for the last name Patella. For the veterans among your Patella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Patella Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Patella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Patella in 1964 was 73, and 89 in 2004.

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