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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

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Name Distribution of Candelaria Families

  • Number of Candelaria families
     71 - 139
     24 - 70
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Candelaria Family Origin

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Candelaria Immigration Information

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Candelaria Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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