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Caridi Family History

Caridi Name Meaning

habitational name from a place on the Messina strait called Cariddi. from Greek karydion ‘walnut’, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered and sold walnuts.

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


Similar surnames: Scafidi, Carda, Sardi, Carini, Cardo, Carideo, Pardi, Parodi, Canida

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Where is the Caridi family from?

You can see how Caridi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caridi family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Caridi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Caridi families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Caridi's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Caridi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Caridi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Caridi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Caridi. 31% of Caridi men worked as a Laborer and 72% of Caridi women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caridi were Taxi Driver and Secretary.

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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
    31%
  • Longshoreman
    18%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Taxi Driver
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    72%
  • Secretary
    29%
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What Caridi family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 856 census records available for the last name Caridi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caridi 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Caridi. 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 272 military records available for the last name Caridi. For the veterans among your Caridi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caridi lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Caridi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Caridi in 1959 was 66, and 86 in 2004.

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