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Cavallo Family History

Cavallo Name Meaning

Italian: metonymic occupational name for a man in charge of horses, perhaps also a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a horse, from cavallo ‘horse’ (Late Latin caballus ‘gelding’).

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


Similar surnames: Cabello, Cavalli, Cavallaro, Capaldo, Covell, Mallo, Vasallo, Camillo

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Where is the Cavallo family from?

You can see how Cavallo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cavallo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Cavallo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Cavallo family living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Cavallo's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Cavallo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cavallo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cavallo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cavallo. 28% of Cavallo men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Cavallo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cavallo were Chauffeur and Bookkeeper.

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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
    28%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Chauffeur
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    15%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housework
    7%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cavallo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavallo 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Cavallo. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cavallo. For the veterans among your Cavallo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cavallo lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cavallo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1943. The average life expectancy for Cavallo in 1943 was 115, and 78 in 2004.

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