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Cabello Family History

Cabello Name Meaning

Spanish: from cabello ‘hair’ (Latin capillus, a collective noun), applied as a nickname for a man with a particularly luxuriant growth of hair, or perhaps ironically for a bald man.

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


Similar surnames: Cabell, Bello, Capello, Cavallo, Cavell, Cuello, Abello, Abella

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Where is the Cabello family from?

You can see how Cabello families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cabello family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Cabello families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Cabello families living in Texas. This was about 70% of all the recorded Cabello's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Cabello families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cabello surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cabello ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cabello. 38% of Cabello men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    38%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Cook
    9%
  • Jornalero
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cabello. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cabello census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Cabello. 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 588 military records available for the last name Cabello. For the veterans among your Cabello ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cabello lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cabello life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Cabello in 1954 was 23, and 61 in 2004.

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