Cavallaro Family History

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Cavallaro Name Meaning

Southern Italian: either a variant, under Spanish influence, of Cavaliere, or an occupational name for a keeper or dealer in horses, Sicilian cavaddaru.

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

Similar surnames: Cavallero, Cavallo, Cavagnaro, Cavaleri, Vatalaro, Favaloro

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Cavallaro Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cavallaro name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cavallaro. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Cavallaro Family Origin

Where is the Cavallaro family from?

Cavallaro Family Occupations

What did your Cavallaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cavallaro occupation in the USA was Barber. 100% of Cavallaro's were Barbers.

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  • Barber


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Cavallaro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cavallaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavallaro census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Cavallaro. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Cavallaro. For the veterans among your Cavallaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cavallaro Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavallaro lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cavallaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cavallaro in 1943 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavallaro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavallaro ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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