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Cerniglia Family History

Cerniglia Name Meaning
Italian: perhaps from Sicilian cirniglia, cirnigliu, an occupational name for a grain sifter or winnower.

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

8,261 Historical Documents with Cerniglia on Ancestry.com
3,187 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
695 Military Records
729 Immigration Records
1,509 Census and Voter Lists
2,141 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cerniglia Families

  • Number of Cerniglia families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cerniglia last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cerniglia census records

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Cerniglia Family Origin

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Cerniglia Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cerniglia

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Cerniglia Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cerniglia census records

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Military Service by Cerniglia

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