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Caggiano Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from a place in Salerno province named Caggiano, from the Latin personal name Cavius.

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


Similar surnames: Boggiano, Viggiano, Cangiano, Gagliano, Cogliano, Magliano, Castano

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Where is the Caggiano family from?

You can see how Caggiano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caggiano family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Caggiano families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 59 Caggiano families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Caggiano's in USA. New York had the highest population of Caggiano families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Caggiano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Caggiano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Caggiano. 26% of Caggiano men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Caggiano women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caggiano were Chauffeur and Packer. .

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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
    26%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Chauffeur
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    13%
  • Operator
    13%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Packer
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Caggiano. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Caggiano. For the veterans among your Caggiano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caggiano lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Caggiano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Caggiano in 1953 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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