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Battaglia Family History

Battaglia Name Meaning

Italian: from battaglia ‘battle fight’ (a feminine noun from the Late Latin neuter plural battualia ‘military exercises’) applied as a nickname for a combative person or a topographic name for someone who lived at a place remembered as the site of a battle.

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


Similar surnames: Buscaglia, Ramaglia, Baglio, Tartaglia, La Paglia, Fantasia, Paglia

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Where is the Battaglia family from?

You can see how Battaglia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Battaglia family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Battaglia families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Battaglia families living in Massachusetts. This was about 91% of all the recorded Battaglia's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Battaglia families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Battaglia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Battaglia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Battaglia. 20% of Battaglia men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Battaglia women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Battaglia were Clerk and Seamstress. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    13%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Seamstress
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Battaglia. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Battaglia. For the veterans among your Battaglia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Battaglia lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Battaglia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Battaglia in 1944 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

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