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Caronia Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Caronìa in Messina province, Sicily.

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


Similar surnames: Carona, Caronna, Madonia, Cornia, Catania, Carini, Carota, Carolina

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Where is the Caronia family from?

You can see how Caronia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caronia family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Caronia families living in New York. This was about 20% of all the recorded Caronia's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Caronia families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Caronia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Caronia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Caronia. 42% of Caronia men worked as a Laborer and 55% of Caronia women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caronia were Policeman and Examiner.

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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
    42%
  • Barber
    25%
  • Waiter
    17%
  • Policeman
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    55%
  • New Worker
    28%
  • Examiner
    19%
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What Caronia family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 872 census records available for the last name Caronia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caronia 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 414 immigration records available for the last name Caronia. 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 351 military records available for the last name Caronia. For the veterans among your Caronia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caronia lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Caronia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Caronia in 1954 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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