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Camisa Name Meaning

Southern Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: from Italian camicia, Spanish and Portuguese camisa ‘shirt’ (from Latin camisia), probably applied as an occupational name for a shirt-maker.

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


Similar surnames: Cammisa, Casa, Camara, Camilo, Carda, Camino, Cambra, Caira, Lamia

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Where is the Camisa family from?

You can see how Camisa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Camisa family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Camisa families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Camisa families living in New York. This was about 60% of all the recorded Camisa's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Camisa families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Camisa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Camisa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Camisa. 24% of Camisa men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Camisa women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Camisa were Salesman and Operator.

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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
    24%
  • Printer
    20%
  • Butcher
    15%
  • Salesman
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    43%
  • Cleaner
    29%
  • Operator
    29%
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Census Records

There are 966 census records available for the last name Camisa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camisa 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 496 immigration records available for the last name Camisa. 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 254 military records available for the last name Camisa. For the veterans among your Camisa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Camisa lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Camisa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Camisa in 1943 was 41, and 67 in 2004.

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