14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Candelaria Family History

Candelaria Name Meaning
from the Marian epithet (Maria de la) Candelaria, referring to the Catholic feast of the Purification of the Virgin. The name derives from Latin candela ‘candle’, since on this day candles were blessed by a priest and then lit to invoke the protection of the Virgin Mary.habitational name from a place in Tenerife called Canelaria.

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

108,262 Historical Documents with Candelaria on Ancestry.com
53,720 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,222 Military Records
849 Immigration Records
20,055 Census and Voter Lists
31,416 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Candelaria Families

  • Number of Candelaria families
     71 - 139
     24 - 70
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Candelaria last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Candelaria last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Candelaria census records

You can see how Candelaria families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Candelaria census records >

Candelaria Family Origin

Click on a place to view Candelaria immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Candelaria families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Candelaria immigration records >

Candelaria Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Candelaria immigration records

You can find out when most of the Candelaria families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Candelaria immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Candelaria

Click on a circle in the chart to view Candelaria birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your 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.

View all Candelaria ancestors in the SSDI

Candelaria Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Candelaria census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Candelaria ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Candelaria census records >

Candelaria Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Candelaria military records >

Message Board about Candelaria 74 Threads, 76 Messages

Look up another family name
×