Scanga Family History

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Scanga Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Sganga, possibly from a short form of a compound name formed with Sicilian sgangari ‘ to glean’, ‘to pick’, ‘to pull out’.

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

Similar surnames: Scanio, Scinta, Sang, Scala, Sanna, Franca, Rang, Canela, Scalia

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Scanga Family Origin

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Scanga Family Occupations

What did your Scanga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scanga. 27% of Scanga men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Scanga women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scanga were Section Hand and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Polisher
  • Section Hand

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Attendant
  • Cleaner
  • Housework

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

Scanga Historical Records

What Scanga family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 537 census records available for the last name Scanga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scanga 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 418 immigration records available for the last name Scanga. 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 142 military records available for the last name Scanga. For the veterans among your Scanga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scanga Life Expectancy

What is the average Scanga lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Scanga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Scanga in 1958 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scanga

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scanga 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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