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Calabrese Name Meaning

Italian: regional name from the adjective calabrese ‘Calabrian’ (see Calabria).

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


Similar surnames: Calabro, Calabria, Chianese, Calvanese, Panarese, Matarese, Savarese

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Where is the Calabrese family from?

You can see how Calabrese families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Calabrese family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Calabrese families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Calabrese families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Calabrese's in USA. New York had the highest population of Calabrese families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Calabrese surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Calabrese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Calabrese. 23% of Calabrese men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Calabrese women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Calabrese were Salesman 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
    23%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    13%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Seamstress
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Calabrese. 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 Calabrese. For the veterans among your Calabrese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Calabrese lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Calabrese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Calabrese in 1943 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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